lack-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: be missing or deficient, be in need or without

This soup lacks salt.
He just lacks a little confidence.
What we lack in this house is space to store things.
We are lacking three members of staff due to illness.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Possession
PropBank: lack.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1