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Definition of 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.
  4. To issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision.
  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.
  7. To let blood from; to take or draw blood from, as by opening a vein.
  8. To lose, as blood; to emit or let drop, as sap.
  9. To draw money from (one); to induce to pay; as, they bled him freely for this fund.

Bleed Quotations

If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
William Shakespeare

Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it.
Steve Prefontaine

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Ernest Hemingway

We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.
Tupac Shakur

A lot of people want the crown, but they're not willing to bleed for it.
Scott Haze
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Bleed Translations

bleed in Dutch is bloed aftappen, aderlaten
bleed in French is saignez, saignons, saigner, saignent
bleed in Italian is buttare sangue
bleed in Portuguese is sangramento
bleed in Spanish is sangrar
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