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Definition 1: lose blood from one's body - [verb of body]

Synonyms for bleed in the sense of this definition

(bleed is a kind of ...) eliminate (a substance)

"combustion products are exhausted in the engine" "the plant releases a gas"

(... is a kind of bleed ) undergo menstruation

"She started menstruating at the age of 11"

Definition 2: draw blood - [verb of body]

Samples where bleed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment

Synonyms for bleed in the sense of this definition

(bleed is a kind of ...) 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"

(bleed belongs to category ...) 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"

Definition 3: drain of liquid or steam - [verb of change]

Samples where bleed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bleed the radiators
  • the mechanic bled the engine

(bleed is a kind of ...) make void or empty of contents

"Empty the box" "The alarm emptied the building"

Definition 4: be diffused - [verb of motion]

Samples where bleed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run

Synonyms for bleed in the sense of this definition

(bleed is a kind of ...) move outward

"The soldiers fanned out"

(... is a kind of bleed ) release color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric

(bleed has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 5: get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone - [verb of possession]

Samples where bleed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They bled me dry--I have nothing left!

(bleed is a kind of ...) 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"

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