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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Starve (0.01072 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Starve.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: be hungry; go without food; “Let's eat--I'm starving!”
] [ant: be full
2: die of food deprivation; “The political prisoners starved to
; “Many famished in the countryside during the
3: deprive of food; “They starved the prisoners”
4: have a craving, appetite, or great desire for [syn: crave
5: deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; “he is starving
her of love”
; “The engine was starved of fuel”
English → English
, v. t.
1. To destroy with cold. [Eng.]
From beds of raging fire, to starve in ice
Their soft ethereal warmth. --Milton.
2. To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve a man is,
in law, murder.
3. To distress or subdue by famine; as, to starve a garrison
into a surrender.
Attalus endeavored to starve Italy by stopping their
convoy of provisions from Africa. --Arbuthnot.
4. To destroy by want of any kind; as, to starve plants by
depriving them of proper light and air.
5. To deprive of force or vigor; to disable.
The pens of historians, writing thereof, seemed
starved for matter in an age so fruitful of
memorable actions. --Fuller.
The powers of their minds are starved by disuse.
(st[aum]rv), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Starved
(st[aum]rvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Starving
.] [OE. sterven to
die, AS. steorfan; akin to D. sterven, G. sterben, OHG.
sterban, Icel. starf labor, toil.]
1. To die; to perish. [Obs., except in the sense of perishing
with cold or hunger.] --Lydgate.
In hot coals he hath himself raked . . .
Thus starved this worthy mighty Hercules. --Chaucer.
2. To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want;
to be very indigent.
Sometimes virtue starves, while vice is fed. --Pope.
3. To perish or die with cold. --Spenser.
Have I seen the naked starve for cold? --Sandys.
Starving with cold as well as hunger. --W. Irving.
Note: In this sense, still common in England, but rarely used
in the United States.