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Definition of the verb famish

What does famish mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: famished | famishing | famishes

  1. be hungry; go without food
  2. deprive of food
  3. die of food deprivation

Alternative definition of the verb famish

verb

  1. [obsolete, transitive] To starve (to death); to kill or destroy with hunger.
  2. [transitive] To exhaust the strength or endurance of, by hunger; to distress with hunger.
  3. [transitive] To kill, or to cause to suffer extremity, by deprivation or denial of anything necessary.
  4. [transitive] To force or constrain by famine.
  5. [intransitive] To die of hunger; to starve.
  6. [intransitive] To suffer extreme hunger or thirst, so as to be exhausted in strength, or to come near to perish.
  7. [intransitive] To suffer extremity from deprivation of anything essential or necessary.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for famish

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Google previewTime's Up! (2009)

An Uncivilized Solution to a Global Crisis by Keith Farnish

keith famish is an environmental writer, philosopher and ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: D-G (1900)

by Joseph Wright

FAMISH, see Famous.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: F-M (1900)

by Joseph Wright

To starve, famish.

Google previewThe student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted to the best modern usage by R. Cull (1865)

FAMISH 254 FARCICAL a craving for food; starvation; scarcity of food; dearth; a general want of provisions sufficient for the inhabitants of a country or besieged place; want; desti- Farnish. fa'mlsh, vt. [Fr. affamer; It. affamire; 8n. hambredr, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

In this mood and fit, whiles they were minded to famish the poore bellie, behold the other lims, yea and the whole bodie besides, pined, wasted, and fel into an extreme consumption. Holland. Livius, fol.

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of English For Everyday Use (2000)

by Arjuna Hulugalle

erroneous exceed excess excessive exhaust exhaustion exhaustive expect expectation expectant explain explanation explanatory explode explosion explosive Verb Noun Adjective famish ..famine famished grieve grief grievous heal health ...

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Famish Meaning

Video shows what famish means. To starve (to death), to kill or destroy with hunger.. To exhaust the strength or endurance of, by hunger, to distress with hunger.

Scrabble value of F4A1M3I1S1H4

The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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