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Definition of Starve

Starve

  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.
  4. To destroy with cold.
  5. To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve a man is, in law, murder.
  6. To distress or subdue by famine; as, to starvea garrison into a surrender.
  7. To destroy by want of any kind; as, to starve plans by depriving them of proper light and air.
  8. To deprive of force or vigor; to disable.

Starve Quotations

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Margaret Thatcher

It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death.
Paulo Coelho

I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong.
Paulo Coelho

Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated.
Jennifer Aniston

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
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Starve Translations

starve in French is affament, affamez, affamons, affamer
starve in German is hungere, hungern, verhungern
starve in Spanish is morir de hambre

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