What does bleed mean?

Definitions for bleed
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bleed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shed blood, bleed, hemorrhageverb

    lose blood from one's body

  2. bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomiseverb

    draw blood

    "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"

  3. bleedverb

    get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone

    "They bled me dry--I have nothing left!"

  4. run, bleedverb

    be diffused

    "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"

  5. bleedverb

    drain of liquid or steam

    "bleed the radiators"; "the mechanic bled the engine"

Wiktionary

  1. bleednoun

    An incident of bleeding, as in haemophilia.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  2. bleedverb

    To lose blood through an injured blood vessel.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  3. bleedverb

    To let or draw blood from an animal.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  4. bleedverb

    To take large amounts of money from.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  5. bleedverb

    To steadily lose (something vital).

    The company was bleeding talent.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  6. bleedverb

    To spread from the intended location and stain the surrounding cloth or paper.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  7. bleedverb

    To remove air bubbles from a pipe containing fluids.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  8. bleedverb

    To bleed on; to make bloody.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

  9. bleedverb

    To show one's group loyalty by showing (its associated color) in one's blood.

    He was a devoted Vikings fan: he bled purple.

    Etymology: From bledan, from blōþijanan, from blōþan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bleedverb

    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. Bleedverb

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

  3. Bleedverb

    to lose or shed one's blood, as in case of a violent death or severe wounds; to die by violence

  4. Bleedverb

    to issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision

  5. Bleedverb

    to lose sap, gum, or juice; as, a tree or a vine bleeds when tapped or wounded

  6. Bleedverb

    to pay or lose money; to have money drawn or extorted; as, to bleed freely for a cause

  7. Bleedverb

    to let blood from; to take or draw blood from, as by opening a vein

  8. Bleedverb

    to lose, as blood; to emit or let drop, as sap

  9. Bleedverb

    to draw money from (one); to induce to pay; as, they bled him freely for this fund

Freebase

  1. Bleed

    The Bleed is a fictional interdimensional realm, a comic book construct that appears in books published by DC Comics. It first appeared in Stormwatch #7, and was created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bleed

    blēd, v.i. to lose blood: to die by slaughter: to issue forth or drop as blood: to have money extorted from one: to feel great pity for, as in the phrase, 'the heart bleeds:' to be as red as blood.—v.t. to draw blood from, esp. surgically: to extort sums of money from:—pa.t. and pa.p. bled.—n. Bleed′ing, a discharge of blood: the operation of letting blood.—adj. full of compassion: emitting sap: terribly weakened by war: (Shak.) bloody. [A.S. blédan. See Blood.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bleed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bleed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bleed in a Sentence

  1. Joshua Lincoln:

    this world is not what it seems, open our hearts and let them bleed into the open seas, for there is peace".

  2. A. E. Housman:

    Who made the world I cannot tell 'Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed.

  3. President Obama:

    We all bleed when we lose an American life, we all grieve when any innocent life is taken. We don't take this work lightly. And I know that each and every one of you understand the magnitude of what we do and the stakes involved and these aren't abstractions and we're not cavalier about what we do.

  4. Shawna Craig:

    I thought I was going to die, i was so scared. I was freaking out. I thought, I gave this gift to my family and now I am going to bleed to death. One life in, one life out.

  5. Paul Ray of Clearfield:

    It's a quick bleed-out.

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. swathing
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