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bruise

 (bro͞oz)
v. bruised, bruis·ing, bruis·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of (part of the body) without breaking the skin, as by a blow.
b. To damage (plant tissue), as by abrasion or pressure: bruised the fruit by careless packing.
2. To dent or mar.
3. To pound (berries, for example) into fragments; crush.
4. To hurt, especially psychologically.
v.intr.
To experience or undergo bruising: Peaches bruise easily.
n.
1. An injury to underlying tissues or bone in which the skin is not broken, often characterized by ruptured blood vessels and discolorations.
2. A similar injury to plant tissue, often resulting in discoloration or spoilage.
3. A painful feeling caused by or associated with an experience.

[Middle English bruisen, from Old English brȳsan, to crush, and from Old North French bruisier (of Celtic origin).]

bruise

(bruːz)
vb (mainly tr)
1. (Pathology) (also intr) to injure (tissues) without breaking the skin, usually with discoloration, or (of tissues) to be injured in this way
2. to offend or injure (someone's feelings) by an insult, unkindness, etc
3. to damage the surface of (something), as by a blow
4. (Cookery) to crush (food, etc) by pounding or pressing
n
(Pathology) a bodily injury without a break in the skin, usually with discoloration; contusion
[Old English brӯsan, of Celtic origin; compare Irish brūigim I bruise]

bruise

(bruz)

v. bruised, bruis•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to injure by striking or pressing, without breaking the skin.
2. to injure or hurt slightly, as with an insult or unkind remark.
3. to crush (drugs or food) by beating or pounding.
v.i.
4. to develop or bear a discolored spot on the skin as the result of a blow, fall, etc.
5. to become slightly injured: feelings that bruise easily.
n.
6. an injury due to bruising; contusion.
[before 900; Middle English bro(o)sen, bres(s)en]

bruise


Past participle: bruised
Gerund: bruising

Imperative
bruise
bruise
Present
I bruise
you bruise
he/she/it bruises
we bruise
you bruise
they bruise
Preterite
I bruised
you bruised
he/she/it bruised
we bruised
you bruised
they bruised
Present Continuous
I am bruising
you are bruising
he/she/it is bruising
we are bruising
you are bruising
they are bruising
Present Perfect
I have bruised
you have bruised
he/she/it has bruised
we have bruised
you have bruised
they have bruised
Past Continuous
I was bruising
you were bruising
he/she/it was bruising
we were bruising
you were bruising
they were bruising
Past Perfect
I had bruised
you had bruised
he/she/it had bruised
we had bruised
you had bruised
they had bruised
Future
I will bruise
you will bruise
he/she/it will bruise
we will bruise
you will bruise
they will bruise
Future Perfect
I will have bruised
you will have bruised
he/she/it will have bruised
we will have bruised
you will have bruised
they will have bruised
Future Continuous
I will be bruising
you will be bruising
he/she/it will be bruising
we will be bruising
you will be bruising
they will be bruising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bruising
you have been bruising
he/she/it has been bruising
we have been bruising
you have been bruising
they have been bruising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bruising
you will have been bruising
he/she/it will have been bruising
we will have been bruising
you will have been bruising
they will have been bruising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bruising
you had been bruising
he/she/it had been bruising
we had been bruising
you had been bruising
they had been bruising
Conditional
I would bruise
you would bruise
he/she/it would bruise
we would bruise
you would bruise
they would bruise
Past Conditional
I would have bruised
you would have bruised
he/she/it would have bruised
we would have bruised
you would have bruised
they would have bruised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bruise - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discolorationbruise - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
ecchymosis - the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
petechia - a minute red or purple spot on the surface of the skin as the result of tiny hemorrhages of blood vessels in the skin (as in typhoid fever)
black eye, shiner, mouse - a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
Verb1.bruise - injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of; "I bruised my knee"
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
jam, crush - crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
2.bruise - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
affront, diss, insult - treat, mention, or speak to rudely; "He insulted her with his rude remarks"; "the student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
arouse, elicit, evoke, provoke, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
lacerate - deeply hurt the feelings of; distress; "his lacerating remarks"
sting - cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging; "His remark stung her"
abase, chagrin, humiliate, humble, mortify - cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
3.bruise - break up into small pieces for food preparation; "bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
crush - break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy"
4.bruise - damage (plant tissue) by abrasion or pressure; "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
damage - inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree"

bruise

noun
1. discoloration, mark, injury, trauma (Pathology), blemish, black mark, contusion, black-and-blue mark How did you get that bruise on your cheek?
verb
1. hurt, injure, mark, blacken, discolour, contuse, make black and blue I had only bruised my knee.
2. damage, mark, mar, blemish, discolour Be sure to store them carefully or they'll get bruised.
3. injure, hurt, pain, wound, slight, insult, sting, offend, grieve, displease, rile, pique Men's egos are so easily bruised.

bruise

verb
To make a bruise or bruises on:
Translations
كدمةكَدْمَةكَدْمَه، رَضّـهيَكْدِمُ، يَرُضُّ
modřinaotlačeninapodlitinapotlouct se
blåt mærkefå et blåt mærke
mustelmasaadahakatakolhiamukiloida
modricamasnica
mar, marbletturmerjast; fá marblett
打撲傷
타박상
gauti mėlynęsumušimassusimušti
dabūt zilumusasistsasitumszilums
modrina
modricaodrgnina
blåmärke
แผลฟกช้ำ
bereçürükçürütmekmorartımorartmak
vết thâm tím

bruise

[bruːz]
A. N (on person) → cardenal m, moretón m (esp LAm); (on fruit) → maca f, magulladura f
B. VT
1. [+ leg etc] → magullar, amoratar (esp LAm); [+ fruit] → magullar, dañar
2. (fig) [+ feelings] → herir
C. VI I bruise easilyme salen cardenales or moretones con facilidad

bruise

[ˈbruːz]
n
(on person)bleu m, ecchymose f, contusion f
(on fruit)meurtrissure f, talure f
vt
[+ person] → faire un bleu à, contusionner
to bruise one's arm → se faire un bleu au bras
[+ fruit] → abîmer
(= hurt the feelings of) → blesser
vi
[fruit] → se taler, se meurtrir
[person] to bruise easily → se faire facilement des bleus

bruise

n (on person) → blauer Fleck; (more serious) → Prellung f, → Bluterguss m (esp Med); (on fruit) → Druckstelle f
vt personeinen blauen Fleck/blaue Flecke(n) schlagen (+dat)or beibringen (+dat); (more seriously) → eine Prellung/Prellungen beibringen (+dat); fruitbeschädigen; (fig) person, spirit, feelingsverletzen; to bruise oneselfsich stoßen, sich (dat)einen blauen Fleck holen; to bruise one’s elbowsich (dat)einen blauen Fleck am Ellbogen holen
vi (person, part of body)einen blauen Fleck/blaue Flecke(n) bekommen; (fruit)eine Druckstelle/Druckstellen bekommen; (fig, person, feelings) → verletzt werden; he bruises easilyer bekommt leicht blaue Flecken; (fig)er ist sehr empfindlich

bruise

[bruːz]
1. n (on person) → livido; (on fruit) → ammaccatura
2. vt (leg) → farsi un livido a; (fruit) → ammaccare (fig) (feelings) → urtare
3. vi (fruit) → ammaccarsi
I bruise easily → mi vengono facilmente i lividi sulla pelle

bruise

(bruːz) noun
an injury caused by a blow to a person or a fruit, turning the skin a dark colour. bruises all over his legs; apples covered in bruises.
verb
to cause or develop such a mark on the skin. She bruised her forehead; She bruises easily.

bruise

كَدْمَة modřina blåt mærke blauer Fleck μώλωπας magulladura mustelma bleu modrica livido 打撲傷 타박상 kneuzing blåmerke stłuczenie contusão синяк blåmärke แผลฟกช้ำ bere vết thâm tím 擦伤

bruise

n. magulladura, Lat. Am. magullón, cardenal;
vr. magullarse, hacerse una magulladura, un morado o cardenal.

bruise

n moretón m; stone — (fam) dolor m de la región metatarsal del pie; vt causar or producir moretones; vi salir(le) or hacerse (le) (a uno) moretones; Do you bruise easily?..¿Le salen moretones fácilmente?..Se le hacen moretones fácilmente?
References in classic literature ?
By and by I found the table--with my head--rubbed the bruise a little, then rose up and started, with hands abroad and fingers spread, to balance myself.
She had only a bruise or two about her - nothing for a tramp - but the backs of her hands were lacerated, and the question was, was it with finger-nails?
Thought was arrested by utter bewilderment, now its old narrow pathway was closed, and affection seemed to have died under the bruise that had fallen on its keenest nerves.
O alienate from God, O spirit accurst, Forsak'n of all good; I see thy fall Determind, and thy hapless crew involv'd In this perfidious fraud, contagion spred Both of thy crime and punishment: henceforth No more be troubl'd how to quit the yoke Of Gods MESSIAH; those indulgent Laws Will not be now voutsaf't, other Decrees Against thee are gon forth without recall; That Golden Scepter which thou didst reject Is now an Iron Rod to bruise and breake Thy disobedience.
That was worth a little bruise," said the brown bear tenderly.
An enormous bruise immediately made its appearance under the detective's silk hat, which was completely smashed in.
He ought to have a handsome bruise on the forehead of him.
And a man may have two minds whether it isn't worthwhile to get a bruise or two for the sake of a bit o' fun.
I tell you plainly, and it shall come true; if any man will box with me I will bruise his body and break his bones; therefore let his friends stay here in a body and be at hand to take him away when I have done with him.
A large bruise was discovered upon the pit of the stomach, produced, apparently, by the pressure of a knee.
While the heart beats, bruise it--it is your only opportunity; while the eye can still turn towards you with moist, timid entreaty, freeze it with an icy unanswering gaze; while the ear, that delicate messenger to the inmost sanctuary of the soul, can still take in the tones of kindness, put it off with hard civility, or sneering compliment, or envious affectation of indifference; while the creative brain can still throb with the sense of injustice, with the yearning for brotherly recognition--make haste--oppress it with your ill- considered judgements, your trivial comparisons, your careless misrepresentations.
Had I been passionless, the evil blow would have done only bodily evil - a scar, or a bruise - which is illusion.