Definition of 'bleed'
- lose blood from one's body
Synonyms: shed blood hemorrhage
- draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"
Synonyms: leech phlebotomize phlebotomise
- get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone; "They bled me dry--I have nothing left!"
- be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
- drain of liquid or steam; "bleed the radiators"; "the mechanic bled the engine"