Synonyms for starve
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starve, hunger, famishverb
be hungry; go without food
"Let's eat--I'm starving!"
die of food deprivation
"The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
deprive of food
"They starved the prisoners"
crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lustverb
have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
deprive of a necessity and cause suffering
"he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel"
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Brokers told our relatives to send the money and beat us when we were on the phone. They're very bad people, there's little to eat here. Some people starve. Many are sick.
There are no jobs, even the food is hard to get, if I go back to Zimbabwe I will starve.
Our treatment of both older people and children reflects the value we place on independence and autonomy. We do our best to make our children independent from birth. We leave them all alone in rooms with the lights out and tell them, Go to sleep by yourselves. And the old people we respect most are the ones who will fight for their independence, who would sooner starve to death than ask for help.
People just adore them, when people harass them, it's to the detriment of the birds. It can cause them to spend more energy and push them over the edge. If they are starving already, it can cause them to starve to death.
No book has yet been written in praise of a woman who let her husband and children starve or suffer while she invented even the most useful things, or wrote books, or expressed herself in art, or evolved philosophic systems.
Translations for starve
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- مات جوعًاArabic
- verhungern, aushungernGerman
- [[kuolla]] [[nälkä, nääntyä, nälkä, näännyttää, nälkiinnyttääFinnish
- être affamé, [[mourir]] de [[faim]], affamerFrench
- éheztet, éhenhal, éhezikHungarian
- 飢えさせる, 飢える, 餓死Japanese
- whakapuango, whakatikiMāori
- rammelen, verhongeren, uithongeren, [[sterven]] [[van]] [[de]] [[honger]]Dutch
- esfomear, morrer, morrendo, faminto, estar, fome, dePortuguese
- изголодаться, голодать, [[умирать]] [[от]] [[голод, проголодаться, чахнуть, [[морить]] [[голодRussian
- svälta, svulten, utsvultenSwedish
- ఘోరకలి, ఆకలిచావు, చప్పిడికూడుTelugu
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