Translation of "starve" - English-Portuguese 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

morrer de fome, passar fome
Many people starved to death in this part of the world in the 1980s.
starvation /stɑːˈveɪ·ʃən/ noun [ no plural ]

fome, inanição
Children were dying of starvation.

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