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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
bleed (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to emit or lose blood
b) to sacrifice one's blood especially in battle
2.
to feel anguish, pain, or sympathy - a heart that bleeds at a friend's misfortune
3.
a) to escape by oozing or flowing (as from a wound)
b) to spread into or through something gradually - seep foreign policy bleeds into economic policy J. B. Judis
4.
to give up some constituent (as sap or dye) by exuding or diffusing it
5.
a) to pay out or give money
b) to have money extorted
6.
transitive verb
to be printed so as to run off one or more edges of the page after trimming
1.
to remove or draw blood from
2.
to get or extort money from especially over a prolonged period
3.
to draw sap from (a tree)
4.
a) to extract or let out some or all of a contained substance from - bleed a brake line
b) to extract or cause to escape from a container
c) to diminish gradually - usually used with off a pilot bleeding off airspeed
d) to lose rapidly and uncontrollably - the company was bleeding money
e) - sap cost overruns…bleed other programs Alex Roland
5.
to cause (as a printed illustration) to bleed
bleed (noun)
1.
printed matter (as an illustration) that - bleeds , also the part of a bleed trimmed off
2.
the escape of blood from vessels - hemorrhage
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
bleed (verb)
1.
to feel deep sadness or mental pain
SYNONIMS:
agonize, anguish, bleed, hurt, mourn, sorrow, suffer
RELATED WORDS:
ache, long (for), pine (away), sigh, smart; rack, torment, torture; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament, rue; bawl, blubber, cry, groan, howl, keen, moan, sob, take on, wail, weep, yammer, yowl; languish; regret
NEAR ANTONYMS:
beam, cheer, crow, delight, exult, glory, joy, laugh, ravish, rejoice, triumph; assure, cheer, comfort, commiserate, console, reassure, solace, soothe, sympathize
bleed (verb)
2.
to flow forth slowly through small openings
SYNONIMS:
bleed, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, sweat, transude, weep
RELATED WORDS:
dribble, drip, trickle; discharge, emit, give off, vent; emanate, flow, spring
NEAR ANTONYMS:
flood, gush, pour, stream, surge
bleed (verb)
3.
to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
SYNONIMS:
bleed, draft, draw (off), pump, siphon ( syphon), tap
RELATED WORDS:
milk; suck; clear, empty, evacuate, exhaust, vacate, vacuate, void; decant, effuse; deplete; clean, flush, purge
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bathe, douse ( dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp
fill
bleed (verb)
4.
to rob by the use of trickery or threats
SYNONIMS:
beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose, hustle, mulct, nobble, pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimize
RELATED WORDS:
extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk
bleed (verb)
to have sympathy for
SYNONIMS:
ache (for), bleed (for), commiserate (with), compassionate, condole (with), feel (for), sympathize (with), yearn (over)
RELATED WORDS:
care (for); grieve (for), sorrow (for); love; empathize (with), identify (with); tolerate, understand
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; dislike, hate, scorn
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