Dictionary > Bleeds

Bleeds

Bleed
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.
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. Caesar must bleed. 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.
Origin: oe. Bleden, as. Bldan, fr. Bld blood; akin to Sw. Bloda, dan. Blode, D. Bloeden, g. Bluten. See blood.
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.


You will also like...

Nephrolepis exaltata
Vascular Plants: Ferns and Relatives

Ferns and their relatives are vascular plants, meaning they have xylem and phloem tissues. Because of the presence of va..

Early Earth
The Origins of Life

This tutorial digs into the past to investigate the origins of life. The section is split into geological periods in the..

temperature - abiotic factor
Abiotic and Biotic Factors

This tutorial deals with the abiotic factors of the freshwater environment that determine what sort of life would be sui..

Flowers and tiny fruits of the pomegranate plant
Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

This tutorial deals with the structure and function of flowers, fruits, and seeds. Also included here are the types of f..

Oligodendrocyte and Schwann cell
The Central Nervous System

Myelin sheath is essential for a faster conductivity of signals. Know more about this feature of some neurons in the Cen..

Biological Energy
Biological Energy – ADP & ATP

ATP is the energy source that is typically used by an organism in its daily activities. The name is based on its structu..