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Meaning & Definition of Starve in English

English

Starve

/stɑrv/

verb

1. Be hungry

  • Go without food
  • "Let's eat--i'm starving!"
    synonym:
  • starve
  • ,
  • hunger
  • ,
  • famish

2. Die of food deprivation

  • "The political prisoners starved to death"
  • "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
    synonym:
  • starve
  • ,
  • famish

3. Deprive of food

  • "They starved the prisoners"
    synonym:
  • starve
  • ,
  • famish

4. Have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

    synonym:
  • crave
  • ,
  • hunger
  • ,
  • thirst
  • ,
  • starve
  • ,
  • lust

5. Deprive of a necessity and cause suffering

  • "He is starving her of love"
  • "The engine was starved of fuel"
    synonym:
  • starve