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Definition of 'bleed'

Verb

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


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