HyperDic: famish

English > 3 senses of the word famish:
VERBconsumptionfamish, starve, hungerbe hungry
consumptionfamish, starvedeprive of food
consumptionfamish, starvedie of food deprivation
English > famish: 3 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningBe hungry; go without food.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsstarve, hunger
Caused bystarve, famishdeprive of food
Broadersuffer, hurtFeel pain or be in pain
Oppositebe fullBe sated, have enough to eat
English > famish: 3 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningdeprive of food.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymstarve
Cause tostarve, hunger, famishBe hungry
BroaderdepriveKeep from having, keeping, or obtaining
Oppositefeed, giveGive food to
Similar tostarvedeprive of a necessity and cause suffering
Spanishhacer pasar hambre, privar de comida
Catalanfer passar fam, privar de menjar
English > famish: 3 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningdie of food deprivation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"
Synonymstarve
Broaderdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
Spanishmorir de inanición

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