starve to death

Definition of starve to death

:to die from lack of food
  • The famine caused many to starve to death.

Word by Word Definitions

starve play
  1. : to perish from lack of food

  2. : to suffer extreme hunger

  3. : to die of cold

death play
  1. : a permanent cessation of all vital (see vital 2a) functions : the end of life — compare brain death

  2. : an instance of dying

  3. : the cause or occasion of loss of life


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