Translation of "starve" - English-French dictionary


verb transitive-intransitivestarve /stɑrv/
to be or cause to be without food for a long period
être privé/-ée / priver de nourriture

to starve to death
mourir / laisser mourir de faim

Prison officials starved the prisoners.
Les employés de la prison ont laissé mourir de faim les prisonniers.

(Translation of “starve” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /staːv/

to (cause to) die, or suffer greatly, from hunger

(faire) mourir de faim; affamer
In the drought, many people and animals starved (to death)
They were accused of starving their prisoners.

to be very hungry

être affamé
Can’t we have supper now? I’m starving.
starvation noun

a starving state

They died of starvation.

(Translation of “starve” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)