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

 

Hyponyms: menstruate, flow, crock

 

Grouped Verbs: melt, run, melt down

 

Derivational Morphology: bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage, hemophiliac, haemophiliac, bleeder, hemophile, haemophile, venesection, phlebotomy, leech, bloodsucker, hirudinean

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: bloeden   Esperanto: sangi  
Finnish: vuotaa   French: saigner  
German: bluten   Hebrew: לדמם  
Hungarian: vérzik   Indonesian: darah  
Italian: buttare sangue   Japanese: 出血  
Polish: krwawić   Portuguese: sangrar  
Romanian: sângera   Russian: кровоточить  
Slovene: krvaveti   Spanish: sangrar  
Turkish: kanamak  
 
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