Translation of "starve" - English-Spanish dictionary


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

pasar/morir de hambre
Many people starved to death in this part of the world in the 1980s.
starvation noun [ no plural ] /stɑːˈveɪ·ʃən/ /stɑrˈveɪ·ʃən/

hambre, inanición
Children were dying of starvation.

(Translation of “starve” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /staːv/

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

morir de hambre
In the drought, many people and animals starved (to death)
They were accused of starving their prisoners.

to be very hungry

estar muy hambriento
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-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)