Word:

Starve

Pronunciation: stärv
v. i.1.To die; to perish.
[imp. & p. p. Starved (stärvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Starving.]
2.To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want; to be very indigent.
3.To perish or die with cold.
Have I seen the naked starve for cold?
- Sandys.
Starving with cold as well as hunger.
- W. Irving.
v. t.1.To destroy with cold.
2.To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve a man is, in law, murder.
3.To distress or subdue by famine; as, to starve a garrison into a surrender.
4.To destroy by want of any kind; as, to starve plants by depriving them of proper light and air.
5.To deprive of force or vigor; to disable.
Verb1.starve - be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"
Synonyms: famish, hunger
Antonyms:
be full - be sated, have enough to eat; "I'm full--don't give me any more beans, please"
2.starve - die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
Synonyms: famish
3.starve - deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners"
Synonyms: famish
Antonyms:
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
4.starve - have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
Synonyms: crave, lust, thirst, hunger
5.starve - deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel"
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