Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: B B- B. Ba Bb Bc Bd Be Bh Bi Bj Bk Bl Bm Bn Bo Bp Br Bs Bt Bu Bv Bw By
blechnum | blechnum spicant | bleck | bled | blee | bleed | bleed white | bleeder | bleeder's disease | bleeding | bleeding heart

bleed

RELATED WORD :


 : 
Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

bleedv. i. [OE. bleden, AS. bldan, fr. bld blood; akin to Sw. blöda, Dan. blöde, D. bloeden, G. bluten. See Blood.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To withdraw blood from the body; to let blood; as, Dr. A. bleeds in fevers.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lose or shed one's blood, as in case of a violent death or severe wounds; to die by violence.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision.  [1913 Webster]
    "For me the balm shall bleed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lose sap, gum, or juice; as, a tree or a vine bleeds when tapped or wounded.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To pay or lose money; to have money drawn or extorted; as, to bleed freely for a cause.  [1913 Webster]
To make the heart bleed, to cause extreme pain, as from sympathy or pity.
bleedv. t. 
  •  To let blood from; to take or draw blood from, as by opening a vein.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lose, as blood; to emit or let drop, as sap.  [1913 Webster]
    "A decaying pine of stately size, bleeding amber."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To draw money from (one); to induce to pay; as, they bled him freely for this fund.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bleed, v. & n.
--v. (past and past part. bled)
1 intr. emit blood.
2 tr. draw blood from surgically.
3 a tr. extort money from. b intr. part with money lavishly; suffer extortion.
4 intr. (often foll. by for) suffer wounds or violent death (bled for the Revolution).
5 intr. a (of a plant) emit sap. b (of dye) come out in water.
6 tr. a allow (fluid or gas) to escape from a closed system through a valve etc. b treat (such a system) in this way.
7 Printing a intr. (of a printed area) be cut into when pages are trimmed. b tr. cut into the printed area of when trimming. c tr. extend (an illustration) to the cut edge of a page.
--n. an act of bleeding (cf. NOSEBLEED).

Idiom
one's heart bleeds usu. iron. one is very sorrowful.
Etymology
OE bledan f. Gmc

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

bleed

Remedy

VB apply a remedy, doctor, dose, physic, nurse, minister to, attend, dress the wounds, plaster, drain, prevent, relieve, palliate, restore, drench with physic, bleed, cup, let blood, manicure, operate, excise, cut out, incise.

Expenditure

VB expend, spend, run through, get through, pay, disburse, ante, ante up, pony up, open the purse strings, loose the purse strings, untie the purse strings, lay out, shell out, fork out, fork over, bleed, make up a sum, invest, sink money, run up debts, run up bills (debt), fee, pay one's way, subscribe, subsidize.

Dearness

VB be dear, cost much, cost a pretty penny, rise in price, look up, overcharge, bleed, fleece, extort, pay too much, pay through the nose, pay too dear for one's whistle, pay top dollar.

Pain

VB feel pain, suffer pain, experience pain, undergo pain, bear pain, endure pain, smart, ache, suffer, bleed, ail, be the victim of, labor under afflictions, bear the cross, quaff the bitter cup, have a bad time of it, fall on evil days, go hard with, come to grief, fall a sacrifice to, drain the cup of misery to the dregs, sup full of horrors, sit on thorns, be on pins and needles, wince, fret, chafe, worry oneself, be in a taking, fret and fume, take on, take to heart, cark, grieve, mourn, yearn, repine, pine, droop, languish, sink, give way, despair, break one's heart, weigh upon the heart.

Physical Pain

VB feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain, suffer, ache, smart, bleed, tingle, shoot, twinge, twitch, lancinate, writhe, wince, make a wry face, sit on thorns, sit on pins and needles, give pain, inflict pain, lacerate, pain, hurt, chafe, sting, bite, gnaw, gripe, pinch, tweak, grate, gall, fret, prick, pierce, wring, convulse, torment, torture, rack, agonize, crucify, cruciate, excruciate, break on the wheel, put to the rack, flog, grate on the ear.


For further exploring for "bleed" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #08: Use the Strong Number links to learn about the original Hebrew and Greek text. [ALL]
created in 0.39 seconds
powered by bible.org