Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "bleeding": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel;
[syn: bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bleeding \Bleed"ing\, a. Emitting, or appearing to emit, blood or sap, etc.; also, expressing anguish or compassion. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bleeding \Bleed"ing\, n. A running or issuing of blood, as from the nose or a wound; a hemorrhage; the operation of letting blood, as in surgery; a drawing or running of sap from a tree or plant. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bleed \Bleed\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bled; p. pr. & vb. n. Bleeding.] [OE. bleden, AS. bl?dan, fr. bl?d blood; akin to Sw. bl["o]da, Dan. bl["o]de, D. bloeden, G. bluten. See Blood.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To withdraw blood from the body; to let blood; as, Dr. A. bleeds in fevers. [1913 Webster] 3. To lose or shed one's blood, as in case of a violent death or severe wounds; to die by violence. "C[ae]sar must bleed." --Shak. [1913 Webster] The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. To issue forth, or drop, as blood from an incision. [1913 Webster] For me the balm shall bleed. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 5. To lose sap, gum, or juice; as, a tree or a vine bleeds when tapped or wounded. [1913 Webster] 6. To pay or lose money; to have money drawn or extorted; as, to bleed freely for a cause. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] To make the heart bleed, to cause extreme pain, as from sympathy or pity. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bleeding n 1: the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel [syn: bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage]