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bleed

 (blēd)
v. bled (blĕd), bleed·ing, bleeds
v.intr.
1. To emit or lose blood.
2. To be wounded, especially in battle.
3. To feel sympathetic grief or anguish: My heart bleeds for the victims of the air crash.
4. To exude a fluid such as sap.
5. To pay out money, especially an exorbitant amount.
6.
a. To run together or be diffused, as dyes in wet cloth.
b. To undergo or be subject to such a diffusion of color: The madras skirt bled when it was first washed.
7. To show through a layer of paint, as a stain or resin in wood.
8. To be printed so as to go off the edge or edges of a page after trimming.
v.tr.
1.
a. To take or remove blood from.
b. To extract sap or juice from.
2.
a. To draw liquid or gaseous contents from; drain.
b. To draw off (liquid or gaseous matter) from a container.
3.
a. To obtain money from, especially by improper means.
b. To drain of all valuable resources: "Politicians ... never stop inventing illicit enterprises of government that bleed the national economy" (David A. Stockman).
4.
a. To cause (an illustration, for example) to bleed.
b. To trim (a page, for example) so closely as to mutilate the printed or illustrative matter.
n.
1. An instance of bleeding.
2. Illustrative matter that bleeds.
3.
a. A page trimmed so as to bleed.
b. The part of the page that is trimmed off.
Phrasal Verbs:
bleed off
Aerospace To decrease: "Mike reared the chopper almost vertical to bleed off airspeed" (Robert Coram).
bleed out
1. To lose or cause to lose all or almost all of the blood from the body: The victim would have bled out if the paramedics hadn't arrived quickly. The hunter bled out the deer.
2. To lose or cause to lose all or almost all of a substance: Allow the air to bleed out of the system.

[Middle English bleden, from Old English blēdan; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bleed

(bliːd)
vb, bleeds, bleeding or bled
1. (intr) to lose or emit blood
2. (Surgery) (tr) to remove or draw blood from (a person or animal)
3. (intr) to be injured or die, as for a cause or one's country
4. (Botany) (of plants) to exude (sap or resin), esp from a cut
5. (tr) informal to obtain relatively large amounts of money, goods, etc, esp by extortion
6. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to draw liquid or gas from (a container or enclosed system): to bleed the hydraulic brakes.
7. (Dyeing) (intr) (of dye or paint) to run or become mixed, as when wet
8. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to print or be printed so that text, illustrations, etc, run off the trimmed page
9. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to trim (the edges of a printed sheet) so closely as to cut off some of the printed matter
10. (Civil Engineering) (intr) civil engineering building trades (of a mixture) to exude (a liquid) during compaction, such as water from cement
11. bleed someone or something dry to extort gradually all the resources of a person or thing
12. one's heart bleeds used to express sympathetic grief, but often used ironically
n
13. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. an illustration or sheet trimmed so that some matter is bled
b. (as modifier): a bleed page.
14. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing the trimmings of a sheet that has been bled
[Old English blēdan; see blood]

bleed

(blid)

v. bled (bled), bleed•ing, v.i.
1. to lose, discharge, or exude blood.
2. (of a plant) to exude sap, resin, etc., from a wound.
3.
a. to run or become diffused: The colors bled when the dress was washed.
b. to lose or yield a substance, esp. dye: dark blue towels bleeding in hot water.
4. (of a liquid) to ooze or flow out.
5. to feel pity, sorrow, or anguish: My heart bleeds for you.
6. to suffer wounds or death, as in battle.
7. (of printed matter) to run off the edges of a page.
8. to pay out money, as when overcharged.
v.t.
9. to cause to lose blood; to draw blood from (a vein).
10. to lose or emit (blood or sap).
11. to drain or draw sap, water, etc., from.
12. to remove trapped air from, as by opening a valve: to bleed the brakes.
13. to extort money from, as by blackmail or usury.
14. to permit (printed matter) to run off the page or sheet.
n.
15. an instance of bleeding; hemorrhage: an intracranial bleed.
Idioms:
bleed white or dry, to deplete of all resources, money, etc., as through excessive demands.
[before 1000; Middle English bleden, Old English blēdan, derivative of blōd blood]

bleed


Past participle: bled
Gerund: bleeding

Imperative
bleed
bleed
Present
I bleed
you bleed
he/she/it bleeds
we bleed
you bleed
they bleed
Preterite
I bled
you bled
he/she/it bled
we bled
you bled
they bled
Present Continuous
I am bleeding
you are bleeding
he/she/it is bleeding
we are bleeding
you are bleeding
they are bleeding
Present Perfect
I have bled
you have bled
he/she/it has bled
we have bled
you have bled
they have bled
Past Continuous
I was bleeding
you were bleeding
he/she/it was bleeding
we were bleeding
you were bleeding
they were bleeding
Past Perfect
I had bled
you had bled
he/she/it had bled
we had bled
you had bled
they had bled
Future
I will bleed
you will bleed
he/she/it will bleed
we will bleed
you will bleed
they will bleed
Future Perfect
I will have bled
you will have bled
he/she/it will have bled
we will have bled
you will have bled
they will have bled
Future Continuous
I will be bleeding
you will be bleeding
he/she/it will be bleeding
we will be bleeding
you will be bleeding
they will be bleeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bleeding
you have been bleeding
he/she/it has been bleeding
we have been bleeding
you have been bleeding
they have been bleeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bleeding
you will have been bleeding
he/she/it will have been bleeding
we will have been bleeding
you will have been bleeding
they will have been bleeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bleeding
you had been bleeding
he/she/it had been bleeding
we had been bleeding
you had been bleeding
they had been bleeding
Conditional
I would bleed
you would bleed
he/she/it would bleed
we would bleed
you would bleed
they would bleed
Past Conditional
I would have bled
you would have bled
he/she/it would have bled
we would have bled
you would have bled
they would have bled

bleed

The loss of sap by a plant through a cut or wound.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bleed - lose blood from one's bodybleed - lose blood from one's body    
menstruate, flow - undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11"
eject, expel, release, exhaust, discharge - eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
2.bleed - draw bloodbleed - draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
3.bleed - get or extort (money or other possessions) from someonebleed - get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone; "They bled me dry--I have nothing left!"
extort, gouge, wring, rack, squeeze - obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"
4.bleed - be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
melt, melt down, run - reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
diffuse, fan out, spread out, spread - move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
crock - release color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric
5.bleed - drain of liquid or steam; "bleed the radiators"; "the mechanic bled the engine"
empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"

bleed

verb
1. lose blood, flow, weep, trickle, gush, exude, spurt, shed blood The wound was bleeding profusely.
2. blend, run, meet, unite, mix, combine, flow, fuse, mingle, converge, ooze, seep, amalgamate, meld, intermix The two colours will bleed into each other.
3. (Informal) extort, milk, squeeze, drain, exhaust, fleece They mean to bleed the British to the utmost.

bleed

verb
To flow or leak out or emit something slowly:
Translations
krvácetodvzdušnit
bløde
sangi
حجامت کردن
ilmatavuotaa verta
krvariti
vérzik
blæîa
出血する
출혈하다
kraujuojantiskraujuoti
asiņot
sângera
krvácať
krvaveti
blöda
เลือดออก
chảy máu

bleed

[bliːd] (bled (pt, pp))
A. VI
1. (from cut, wound) → sangrar; [tree] → exudar
his nose is bleedingle sangra la nariz
to bleed to deathmorir desangrado
my heart bleeds for him (iro) → ¡qué pena me da!
2. [colours] → diluirse (into en) → correrse (into en)
B. VT
1. (Med) → sangrar
2. [+ brakes, radiator] → desaguar, sangrar
3. (= exploit) → desangrar, sacar los cuartos a (Sp)
to bleed sb dry or whitechupar la sangre a algn
to bleed a country dry or whiteexplotar despiadadamente un país

bleed

[ˈbliːd] [bled] [ˈblɛd] (pt, pp)
vi
[person, nose, head] → saigner
My nose is bleeding
BUT Je saigne du nez.
to bleed to death → saigner à mort
[colour] to bleed into sth → déteindre sur qch
vt
[+ animal] → saigner
to bleed sb dry, to bleed sb white → saigner qn à blanc
[+ brakes, radiator] → purger

bleed

pret, ptp <bled>
vi
(= lose blood)bluten; to bleed to deathverbluten; my heart bleeds for you (iro)ich fang gleich an zu weinen; our hearts bleed for the oppressed (liter)wir leiden mit den Unterdrückten (geh)
(plant)bluten, schwitzen; (wall)schwitzen
vt
personzur Ader lassen
(fig inf)schröpfen (inf)(for um), bluten lassen (inf); to bleed somebody dry or whitejdn total ausnehmen (inf)
radiator(ent)lüften; (Aut) brakeslüften

bleed

[bliːd] (bled (vb: pt, pp)) [blɛd]
1. visanguinare
his nose is bleeding → gli sanguina il naso, gli esce il sangue dal naso
to bleed to death → morire dissanguato/a
my heart bleeds for him (iro) → mi fa proprio compassione, poverino!
2. vt
b. (brakes, radiator) → spurgare

bleed

(bliːd) past tense, past participle bled (bled) verb
to lose blood. Her nose was bleeding badly.
ˈbleeding adjective
losing blood. a bleeding wound.

bleed

يَنْزِفُ krvácet bløde bluten αιμορραγώ sangrar vuotaa verta saigner krvariti sanguinare 出血する 출혈하다 bloeden blø krwawić sangrar кровоточить blöda เลือดออก kanamak chảy máu 出血

bleed

vt. sangrar, derramar, perder sangre; [profusely] desangrarse.

bleed

n hemorragia, sangrado; (upper, lower) GI — hemorragia digestiva (alta, baja), sangrado gastrointestinal (alto, bajo); vi (pret & pp bled) sangrar
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It was only the physical strength which appeared to have departed; but that was quite sufficient to make my heart bleed for the dear rascal who had cost me every tie I valued but the tie between us two.
My heart bleeds thinking about those who are gravely affected by everything bad that is happening in the world, especially innocent children who do not even understand why such things are happening.
oh my heart bleeds Will Shackley They got Nigel Owens who just happens to be the most fair ref you can find and they want to gripe .
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