famish

Definitions of famish
1

v be hungry; go without food

Synonyms:
hunger, starve
Antonyms:
be full
be sated, have enough to eat
Type of:
hurt, suffer
feel pain or be in pain

v die of food deprivation

“Many famished in the countryside during the drought”
Synonyms:
starve
Type of:
buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

v deprive of food

Synonyms:
starve
starve
deprive of a necessity and cause suffering
Antonyms:
feed, give
give food to
Type of:
deprive
keep from having, keeping, or obtaining

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