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  • as inabstain
  • as indiet
  • as infast
  • as inwant

synonyms for starve

  • cease
  • forgo
  • pass up
  • quit
  • refrain
  • renounce
  • shun
  • withhold
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • avoid
  • constrain
  • curb
  • decline
  • eschew
  • evade
  • fast
  • forbear
  • pass
  • refuse
  • spurn
  • stop
  • deny oneself
  • do without
  • fence-sit
  • give the go by
  • give up
  • go on the wagon
  • keep from
  • sit on one's hands
  • sit on the fence
  • sit out
  • take the cure
  • take the pledge
See also synonyms for: starved / starving

antonyms for starve

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  • continue
  • do
  • accept
  • allow
  • embrace
  • encourage
  • face
  • meet
  • use
  • want
  • indulge
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How to use starve in a sentence

The sanctions will further starve Huawei of critical semiconductors.
‘A REAL UPHILL BATTLE’: WHY CHINA WILL STRUGGLE TO COUNTER U.S.’S ATTACK ON HUAWEIVETA CHANSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
The troubling issue is Google’s huge share of all online ad revenue, starving all kinds of other publishers and site owners and crushing the news business.
WHY WE DON’T NEED TO BREAK UP GOOGLEAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Previous actions had already restricted Huawei’s access to semiconductors, but the new order aims to further starve Huawei of chips by eliminating work-arounds that allowed it to buy chips designed by third parties.
THIS CHIPMAKER WAS A WINNER IN THE U.S. CRACKDOWN ON HUAWEI. NOW, IT’S ANOTHER VICTIMGRADY MCGREGORAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
Consequently, our sky is not uniformly bright to our eyes, and most of the cosmos is photon-starved compared to our everyday circumstances.
THE UNIVERSE HAS MADE ALMOST ALL THE STARS IT WILL EVER MAKE - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECALEB SCHARFAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
While researchers try to outdo one another on contrived benchmarks, one in every nine people in the world is starving.
TOO MANY AI RESEARCHERS THINK REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS ARE NOT RELEVANTAMY NORDRUMAUGUST 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In our world, blocky bees might starve and be stuck on the ground.
MINECRAFT’S BIG BEES DON’T EXIST, BUT GIANT INSECTS ONCE DIDCAROLYN WILKEMAY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If we set him adrift the poor child would starve—unless the cat got him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Not so much, either; 'cause a chicken will stir round an' scratch a livin' out the ground, sooner 'n starve.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
I have seen examples of such being freed, that is, turned out of doors to starve.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Here, as in the former instance, the last syllables rhyme correctly, and the objection is confined to starve and deserve.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 178, MARCH 26, 1853VARIOUS
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