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Synonyms for bleed

Synonyms for (verb) bleed

Synonyms: shed blood, hemorrhage, bleed Definition: lose blood from one's body

Similar words: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release Definition: eliminate (a substance) Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas

Synonyms: leech, phlebotomise, phlebotomize, bleed Definition: draw blood Usage: In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment

Similar words: treat, care for Definition: provide treatment for Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics

Synonyms: bleed Definition: drain of liquid or steam Usage: bleed the radiators; the mechanic bled the engine

Similar words: empty Definition: make void or empty of contents Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building

Synonyms: run, bleed Definition: be diffused Usage: These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run

Similar words: diffuse, fan out, spread, spread out Definition: move outward Usage: The soldiers fanned out

Synonyms: bleed Definition: get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone Usage: They bled me dry--I have nothing left!

Similar words: rack, extort, wring, gouge, squeeze Definition: obtain by coercion or intimidation Usage: They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss; They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him