Medical Dictionary

starve

verb \ˈstärv\
starvedstarv·ing

Definition of STARVE

intransitive verb
1
:  to perish from lack of food
2
:  to suffer extreme hunger
transitive verb
1
:  to kill with hunger
2
:  to deprive of nourishment
March 30, 2015
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