[ verb ] hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
Used in print(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
The Bears took the lead in the first inning , as they did in Sunday 's opener , and never lagged .(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)
At_any_rate , Manchester did not lag far behind the first commercial system which was set_up in 1844 between Baltimore and Washington .
[ noun ] the act of slowing down or falling behind
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
Of_course , nationalism has really outlived its usefulness in a country as world oriented as ours , and its continued existence reflects one of the major culture lags of the twentieth century United_States .
[ verb ] lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
"The suspects were imprisoned without trial" "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
[ verb ] throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins