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Definition of Bleed
Verb: bleed (bled) bleed
- Lose blood from one's body
- shed blood, hemorrhage [N. Amer], haemorrhage [Brit, Cdn]
- (medicine) draw blood
"In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment";
- leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomise [Brit]
- Get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone
"They bled me dry--I have nothing left!"
- Be diffused
"These dyes and colours are guaranteed not to bleed";
- Drain of liquid or steam
"bleed the radiators"; "the mechanic bled the engine"
Anagrams containing the word bleed