to starve

to starve
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verb


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  • starve — S3 [sta:v US sta:rv] v [: Old English; Origin: steorfan to die ] 1.) to suffer or die because you do not have enough to eat ▪ Thousands of people will starve if food doesn t reach the city. ▪ pictures of starving children ▪ They ll either die… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Starve — Starve, v. t. 1. To destroy with cold. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] From beds of raging fire, to starve in ice Their soft ethereal warmth. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve a man is, in law, murder. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • starve — [ starv ] verb * intransitive to suffer or die because there is not enough food: There are people out there who are starving because of your actions. a. transitive to make someone suffer or die by preventing them from having enough food: They… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • starve out — ˌstarve ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they starve out he/she/it starves out present participle starving out past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • Starve — (st[aum]rv), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Starved} (st[aum]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Starving}.] [OE. sterven to die, AS. steorfan; akin to D. sterven, G. sterben, OHG. sterban, Icel. starf labor, toil.] 1. To die; to perish. [Obs., except in the sense of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Starve Hollow Lake State Recreation Area — is a 300 acre outdoor recreation area and wildlife habitat in Jackson County, Indiana. The lake covers 145 acres, and is surrounded by the nearly 18,000 acre Jackson Washington State Forest. [Indiana Department of Natural Resources] The lake is… …   Wikipedia

  • starve — O.E. steorfan to die (pt. stearf, pp. storfen), from P.Gmc. *sterban be stiff (Cf. O.Fris. sterva, Du. sterven, O.H.G. sterban to die, O.N. stjarfi tetanus ), from PIE root *ster stiff, rigid (Cf. Gk …   Etymology dictionary

  • starve — [stärv] vi. starved, starving [ME sterven < OE steorfan, to die, perish, akin to Ger sterben: see START] 1. a) to die from lack of food b) to suffer or become weak from hunger c) Informal to be ravenously hungry …   English World dictionary

  • Starve the beast — « Starve the beast », ou « choke the beast », que l on pourrait traduire en français par « affamer la bête », est une expression politique et une théorie conservatrice américaine visant à créer volontairement un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • starve — UK US /stɑːv/ verb [T, often passive] ► if a company, etc. is starved of something necessary or good, it does not receive enough of it: starve sth of sth »His predecessor in the job had starved the business of capital investment. be starved… …   Financial and business terms

  • starve — starve; starve·ling; …   English syllables

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