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Adjective starving has 1 sense
  1. starved, starving - suffering from lack of food
    Antonym: nourished (indirect, via malnourished)
Noun starving has 1 sense
  1. starvation, starving - the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the beseigers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care"
    --1 is a kind of privation, deprivation
    Derived form: verb starve3
Verb starve has 5 senses
  1. starve, hunger, famish - be hungry; go without food; "Let's eat--I'm starving!"
    --1 is one way to suffer, hurt
    Antonyms: be full
    Derived form: noun starvation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. starve, famish - die of food deprivation; "The political prisoners starved to death"; "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
    --2 is one way to die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. starve, famish - deprive of food; "They starved the prisoners"
    --3 is one way to deprive
    Antonyms: feed, give
    Derived forms: noun starvation2, noun starving1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust - have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    --4 is one way to desire, want
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. starve - deprive of a necessity and cause suffering; "he is starving her of love"; "The engine was starved of fuel"
    --5 is one way to
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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