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Synonyms of bleed

Verb


1. shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage, exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release

usage: lose blood from one's body

2. bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomise, treat, care for

usage: draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"

3. bleed, extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

usage: get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone; "They bled me dry--I have nothing left!"

4. run, bleed, diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out

usage: be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"

5. bleed, empty

usage: drain of liquid or steam; "bleed the radiators"; "the mechanic bled the engine"

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