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Oxford dictionary definition of the word starve:

1suffer or die or cause to suffer or die from hunger:
[no object]:
she left her animals to starve
seven million starved to death
(as adjective starving)
the world’s starving children
[with object]:
for a while she had considered starving herself
(be starving or starved) informal feel very hungry:
I don’t know about you, but I’m starving
[with object] (starve someone out or into) force someone out of (a place) or into (a specified state) by starvation:
the Royalists were starved out after eleven days
German U-boats hoping to starve Britain into submission
[with object] (usually be starved of or US for) deprive of something necessary:
the arts are being starved of funds
2 [no object] archaic or dialect be freezing cold:
pull down that window for we are perfectly starving here
Old English steorfan ‘to die’, of Germanic origin, probably from a base meaning ‘be rigid’ (compare with stare); related to Dutch sterven and German sterben