Definitions for

Overview of verb starve

The verb starve has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) starve, hunger, famish

(be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat

2. (3) starve, famish

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

3. (1) starve, famish

(deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners")

4. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust

(have a craving, appetite, or great desire for)

5. starve

(deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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