starve

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starve /ˈstɑɚv/ verb
starves; starved; starving
starve
/ˈstɑɚv/
verb
starves; starved; starving
Learner's definition of STARVE
[no object] : to suffer or die from lack of food : to suffer extreme hunger
[+ object] : to cause (a person or animal) to suffer or die because of lack of food
[no object] chiefly US : to want or need something very much usually used as (be) starving for
[+ object] : to not give (someone or something) enough of something that is wanted or needed
sometimes used in combination

be starving

chiefly US, informal or be starved
: to be very hungry
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