Synonyms of starve


1. starve, hunger, famish, suffer, hurt

usage: be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"

2. starve, famish, die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it

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

3. starve, famish, deprive

usage: deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners"

4. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust, desire, want

usage: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

5. starve, deprive

usage: deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel"

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Definition and meaning of starve (Dictionary)