Translation of "starve" - English-Portuguese dictionary

starve

verb uk /stɑːv/ us /stɑrv/ 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 noun [ no plural ] /stɑːˈveɪ·ʃən/ /stɑrˈveɪ·ʃən/

fome, inanição
Children were dying of starvation.

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