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Overview of verb bleed

The verb bleed has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage

(lose blood from one's body)

2. (2) bleed, leech, phlebotomize, phlebotomise

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

3. bleed

(get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone; "They bled me dry

4. run, bleed

(be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run")

5. bleed

(drain of liquid or steam; "bleed the radiators"; "the mechanic bled the engine") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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