Bleed

Definition of Bleed

v. i.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Bled ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bleeding.]
2.To withdraw blood from the body; to let blood; as, Dr. A. bleeds in fevers.
3.To lose or shed one's blood, as in case of a violent death or severe wounds; to die by violence.
The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day.
- Pope.
4.To issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision.
For me the balm shall bleed.
- Pope.
5.To lose sap, gum, or juice; as, a tree or a vine bleeds when tapped or wounded.
6.To pay or lose money; to have money drawn or extorted; as, to bleed freely for a cause.
To make the heart bleed
to cause extreme pain, as from sympathy or pity.
v. t.1.To let blood from; to take or draw blood from, as by opening a vein.
2.To lose, as blood; to emit or let drop, as sap.
A decaying pine of stately size, bleeding amber.
- H. Miller.
3.To draw money from (one); to induce to pay; as, they bled him freely for this fund.

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