starve out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theystarve out
he/she/itstarves out
present participlestarving out
past tensestarved out
past participlestarved out
  1. to force someone to leave a place by preventing them from getting enough food

    If we can’t flush them out, we’ll starve them out.

See also main entry: starve