What does the word starve mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To kill or perish with cold.

Usage examples for starve

  1. I will not starve while men fight." – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  2. If I owned cattle, do you think I'd sit in the house and watch them starve through the winter?" – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  3. Some advised taking the town by storm and others maintained that they should besiege it and starve the people to submission. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai