|v. i.||1.||To die; to perish.|
|2.||To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want; to be very indigent.|
|3.||To perish or die with cold.|
|v. t.||1.||To destroy with cold.|
|2.||To kill with hunger; |
|3.||To distress or subdue by famine; |
|4.||To destroy by want of any kind; |
|5.||To deprive of force or vigor; to disable.|
The pens of historians, writing thereof, seemed starved for matter in an age so fruitful of memorable actions.
|Verb||1.||starve - be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"|
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"|
|3.||starve - deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners"|
|4.||starve - 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"|