Translation of "starve" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /stɑːv/ (present participle starving, past tense and past participle starved)

to become sick or die because you do not have enough food

morire di fame
Many people starved to death in this part of the world in the 1980s.
starvation /stɑːˈveɪ·ʃən/ noun [ no plural ]

Children were dying of starvation.

(Translation of “starve” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)