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bleed Explained

bleed at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


bleed at English irregular forms Of Explained:


bleed at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

O.E. bledan, from P.Gmc. *blothjan "emit blood" (cf. O.N. bl?i?ua, Ger. bluten), from *blotham "blood" (see blood). Bleeding heart in the sense of "excessively sympathetic person" is first attested 1958. ///

bleed at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v past tense and past participle bled /bled/// ----------//
1 blood:
2 money:
3 air/liquid:
4 colour:
5 bleed red ink: ----------// [Language: Old English; Origin: bledan, from blod; BLOOD]//
1 BLOOD: a) [I] to lose blood, especially because of an injury// --Your nose is bleeding.// --Tragically, she bled to death .// bleed profusely/heavily (=bleed a lot) // --Mrs Burke was found unconscious and bleeding profusely.// b) [T] to take some blood from someone's body, done in the past in order to treat a disease// --When he fell sick several days later, he had a doctor bleed him.//
2 MONEY: [T] to force someone to pay an unreasonable amount of money over a period of time// --His ex-wife clearly intends to bleed him for every last penny.// bleed sb dry/white (=take all their money, possessions etc) // --The ten-year war has bled the country dry.//
3 AIR/LIQUID: [T] to remove air or liquid from a system in order to make it work properly, for example from a heating system// --We need to bleed the radiators.//
4 COLOUR: [I] to spread from one area of cloth or paper to another// run// --Wash it in cold water so the colours don't bleed.//
5 bleed red ink: informal if a company or business bleeds red ink, it loses a lot of money rather than making money// --Analysts predict the retailer will continue to bleed red ink, with losses topping $180 million.// my heart bleeds (for sb) at heart(37)//

bleed at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

147 Moby Thesaurus words for "bleed":
abridge, abuse, ache, agonize, anguish, be sorry for, bereave,
bleed for, bleed white, bloody, broach, brood over, clip,
commiserate, compassionate, condole with, cup, curtail, cut off,
decant, denude, deplume, deprive, deprive of, despoil, discharge,
disentitle, displume, divest, draft, draft off, drain, draw,
draw from, draw off, dry, ease one of, ecchymose, effuse, emit,
empty, excrete, exfiltrate, exhaust, exploit, extravasate, exudate,
exude, feel for, feel sorrow for, feel sorry for, filter, filtrate,
flay, fleece, fret, give a transfusion, give off, go hard with,
gouge, grieve, hemorrhage, hold up, hurt, ill-use, impose upon,
impoverish, lament for, leach, leech, let, let blood, let out,
lighten one of, lixiviate, lose blood, make use of, manipulate,
milk, mine, misuse, mope, mourn, mulct, ooze, overcharge,
overprice, overtax, percolate, perfuse, phlebotomize, pick clean,
pine, pine away, pipette, pity, play on, pluck, presume upon,
profiteer, pump, pump out, reek, rook, screw, seep, sew, shear,
shed blood, siphon off, skin, soak, sorrow, spill blood, stick,
sting, strain, strip, strip bare, stroke, suck, suck dry, suck out,
suffer, suffer anguish, surcharge, sweat, swindle, sympathize,
sympathize with, take advantage of, take away from, take from,
take on, tap, transfuse, transpire, transude, use, use ill,
venesect, victimize, weep, weep for, work on, work upon, writhe

Bleed at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bleed \Bleed\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Bleeding}.] [OE. bleden, AS. bl?dan, fr. bl?d blood; akin to
Sw. bl["o]da, Dan. bl["o]de, D. bloeden, G. bluten. See
1. To emit blood; to lose blood; to run with blood, by
whatever means; as, the arm bleeds; the wound bled freely;
to bleed at the nose.

2. To withdraw blood from the body; to let blood; as, Dr. A.
bleeds in fevers.

3. To lose or shed one's blood, as in case of a violent death
or severe wounds; to die by violence. ``C[ae]sar must
bleed.'' --Shak.

The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day. --Pope.

4. To issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision.

For me the balm shall bleed. --Pope.

5. To lose sap, gum, or juice; as, a tree or a vine bleeds
when tapped or wounded.

6. To pay or lose money; to have money drawn or extorted; as,
to bleed freely for a cause. [Colloq.]

{To make the heart bleed}, to cause extreme pain, as from
sympathy or pity.

Bleed \Bleed\, v. t.
1. To let blood from; to take or draw blood from, as by
opening a vein.

2. To lose, as blood; to emit or let drop, as sap.

A decaying pine of stately size, bleeding amber.
--H. Miller.

3. To draw money from (one); to induce to pay; as, they bled
him freely for this fund. [Colloq.]

bleed at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: lose blood from one's body [syn: {shed blood}, {hemorrhage}]
2: draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled
patients as part of the treatment" [syn: {leech}, {phlebotomize},
3: get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone;
"They bled me dry--I have nothing left!"
4: be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to
run" [syn: {run}]
5: drain of liquid or steam; "bleed the radiators"; "the
mechanic bled the engine"
[also: {bled}]

bleed at English (WD) Of Explained:

Category: File - :Bleeding finger.jpg|thumb|250px|upright|A bleeding wound on a finger.


From Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » bledan|blēdan|lang=ang, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » blōþijanan||to bleed|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » blōþan||blood|lang=gem-pro.


* Inter: IPA » /ˈbliːd/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"bli:d/
  • Inter: rhymes » iːd


    Inter: en-verb » bleeds|bleeding|bled

  • Inter: intransitive » of an animal To lose blood through an injured blood vessel.
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To let or draw blood from an animal.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To take large amounts of money from.
    3. Inter: transitiv » e To steadily lose (something vital).
    4. : The company was bleeding talent.
    5. Inter: intransitive » of an ink or dye To spread from the intended location and stain the surrounding cloth or paper.
    6. Inter: transitiv » e To remove air bubbles from a pipe containing fluids.
    7. Inter: obsolete » transitive To bleed on; to make bloody.
    8. 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VIII:
    9. : And so Sir Trystrames bledde bothe the over-shete and the neyther-shete, and the pylowes and the hede-shete.
    10. Inter: intransitive » copulative To show one's group loyalty by showing (its associated color) in one's blood.
    11. : He was a devoted Vikings fan: he bled purple.

      Derived terms

      * bleed dry

  • bleeder
  • bleeding heart
  • bleed out
  • bleed to death
  • bleed white


    Inter: trans-top » lose blood
  • American Sign Language: Inter: tø » ase|4@Nose-PalmBackFingerAcross Wiggle 4@NearNeck-PalmBackFingerAcross
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|نزف|tr=nazafa
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|արյունահոսել|tr=aryunahosel
  • Aromanian: Inter: t- » rup|sãndzinedzu
  • Asturian: Inter: t- » ast|sangrar
  • Inter: trreq » eu
  • Bengali: Inter: t- » bn|রক্ত ঝরা|sc=Beng, Inter: t- » bn|রক্ত পড়া|sc=Beng
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|тече кръв
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|sagnar
  • Chinese:
  • : Inter: ttbc » cmn: Inter: t » cmn|出血, Inter: t- » cmn|流血|tr=liúxuè|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|放血|tr=fàngxuè|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|krvácet
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|bløde
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bloeden
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|sangi
  • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|bløða
  • Finnish: vuotaa verta
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|saigner
  • Friulian: Inter: tø » fur|sanganâ
  • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|sangrar
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|სისხლის დენა|tr=sisxlis dena|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|bluten
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αιμορραγώ||tr=aimorragó, Inter: t+ » el|ματώνω||tr=matóno
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|דימם|alt=דִּימֵּם|tr=dimem
  • Inter: trreq » hi
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|vérzik
  • Icelandic: Inter: qualifier » impersonal Inter: t- » is|blæða
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|sangifar
  • Indonesian: berdarah, mengeluarkan darah, mengucurkan darah, mengalirkan darah
  • Interlingue: Inter: t- » ie|sanguar

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|cuir fuil
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|sanguinare
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|出血|alt=出血する|tr=しゅっけつする, shukketsu suru, 血を流す (ちをながす, chi o nagasu)
    • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|sangni
    • Khmer: Inter: t- » km|ចេញឈាម|tr=jeuñ chīəum
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|피를 흘리다|sc=Hang
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|sanguinem mitto|alt=sanguinem mittō, Inter: t- » la|sanguino|alt=sanguinō
    • Latvian: Inter: t+ » lv|asiņot
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t+ » lt|kraujuoti
    • Mongolian: Inter: t- » mn|хуудас дүүрэн зураг|tr=huudas düüren zurag|sc=Cyrl
    • Occitan: Inter: t+ » oc|sagnar
    • Old French: Inter: tø » fro|saingnier
    • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|حجامت کردن
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|krwawić
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|sangrar
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|sângera
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|кровоточить|tr=krovotočít’ (seldom used, иметь кровотечение imét krovotečénije, идёт кровь idjót krov''')
    • Sardinian: Inter: t- » sc|sambenàre, Inter: t- » sc|sambenàri, Inter: t- » sc|sanguinai
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|leig fuil, Inter: qualifier » nose Inter: t- » gd|leum
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|krvácať
    • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|krvaveti
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|sangrar
    • Inter: trreq » sw
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|blöda
    • Tagalog: Inter: t- » tl|pagdugo
    • Thai: Inter: t- » th|ตกเลือด|tr=dtòk lêuat
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kanamak -ar
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|chảy máu, Inter: t- » vi|xuất huyết
    • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|bludön
    • Welsh: Inter: t+ » cy|gwaedu
    • West Frisian: Inter: t- » fy|bliede

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » draw blood
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|проливам кръв, Inter: t- » bg|пускам кръв
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|sagnar
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|fuiligh

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|depleo|alt=dēpleō, Inter: t- » la|phlebotomo|alt=phlebotomō
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|sangrar
  • Tagalog: Inter: t- » tl|duguan

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » take money from
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|обирам

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » steadily lose
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|blöda

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » spread and stain
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|blöda

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Tagalog: Inter: t- » tl|pagkalat, Inter: t- » tl|pagtae

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » remove air bubbles
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|odvzdušnit
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|ilmata

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|purgar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » he: לדמם (le'damem)

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • An incident of bleeding, as in haemophilia.
    1. In printing (1): a narrow edge around a page layout, to be printed but cut off afterwards (added to allow for slight misalignment, especially with pictures that should run to the edge of the finished sheet).


      Inter: trans-top » incident of bleeding

  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bloeding

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Blutung

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » edge around layout
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|afloop

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Beschnitt

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    * Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
    • Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3

    Category: Category:English copulative verbs -
    Category: Category:English ergative verbs -
    Category: Category:English irregular verbs -
    Category: Category:en:Bodily fluids -
    Translation: ar » bleed
    Translation: az » bleed
    Translation: cs » bleed
    Translation: cy » bleed
    Translation: de » bleed
    Translation: et » bleed
    Translation: el » bleed
    Translation: es » bleed
    Translation: eu » bleed
    Translation: fa » bleed
    Translation: fr » bleed
    Translation: ko » bleed
    Translation: hy » bleed
    Translation: hr » bleed
    Translation: io » bleed
    Translation: id » bleed
    Translation: it » bleed
    Translation: kn » bleed
    Translation: ku » bleed
    Translation: lv » bleed
    Translation: lt » bleed
    Translation: hu » bleed
    Translation: mg » bleed
    Translation: ml » bleed
    Translation: my » bleed
    Translation: fj » bleed
    Translation: nl » bleed
    Translation: ja » bleed
    Translation: oc » bleed
    Translation: pl » bleed
    Translation: pt » bleed
    Translation: ru » bleed
    Category: simple:bleed -
    Translation: fi » bleed
    Translation: tl » bleed
    Translation: ta » bleed
    Translation: te » bleed
    Translation: th » bleed
    Translation: tr » bleed
    Translation: uk » bleed
    Translation: vi » bleed
    Translation: zh » bleed