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Overview of verb starve

The verb starve has 5 senses

  • starve, hunger, famish -- (be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!")

  • starve, famish -- (die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought")

  • starve, famish -- (deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners")

  • crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust -- (have a craving, appetite, or great desire for)

  • starve -- (deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel")

Overview of adj starved

The adj starved has 2 senses

  • starved, starving -- (suffering from lack of food)

  • famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient -- (extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy")