Meaning of hemorrhage


Pronunciation: (hem'ur-ij, hem'rij), [key]
— n., v., -rhaged, -rhag•ing.
  1. a profuse discharge of blood, as from a ruptured blood vessel; bleeding.
  2. the loss of assets, esp. in large amounts.
  3. any widespread or uncontrolled loss or diffusion.
  1. to bleed profusely.
  2. to lose assets, esp. in large amounts.
  1. to lose (assets): a company that was hemorrhaging money.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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