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1. blood

noun. ['ˈblʌd'] the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets.

Synonyms

  • bloodstream
  • humour
  • liquid body substance
  • bodily fluid
  • blood cell
  • venous blood
  • arterial blood
  • blood group
  • blood stream
  • menstrual flow
  • grume
  • blood serum
  • blood corpuscle
  • humor
  • serum
  • cord blood
  • blood type
  • whole blood
  • blood clot
  • gore
  • menorrhea
  • body fluid
  • menstrual blood
  • lifeblood

Antonyms

  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute
  • nonstandard

Etymology

  • blod (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Blood

  • lebudde
  • stud
  • spud
  • scud
  • fludd
  • flud
  • flood
  • ehud
  • crud
  • thud
  • sudd
  • rudd
  • rud
  • nudd
  • mudd
  • mud
  • judd
  • hud
  • dudd
  • dud
  • cudd
  • budde
  • budd
  • bud
  • uhde

How do you pronounce blood?

Pronounce blood as bləd.

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Sentences with blood


1. Noun, singular or mass
The body reduces high blood glucose by clearing sugar from the blood and storing it as glycogen.

Quotes about blood


1. If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony.
- Xun Zi

2. I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign.
- Steven Cojocaru

3. Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2. blood-and-guts

adjective. marked by great zeal or violence.

Antonyms

  • temperate

3. blood-filled

adjective. containing blood.

Antonyms

  • merciful

4. full-blood

adjective. of unmixed ancestry.

Synonyms

  • purebred
  • blooded

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • hybrid
  • underbred

5. blood-oxygenation level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging

noun. functional magnetic resonance imaging that relies on intrinsic changes in hemoglobin oxygenation.

Synonyms

  • functional magnetic resonance imaging
  • fMRI

6. blood

noun. ['ˈblʌd'] temperament or disposition.

Synonyms

  • disposition

Antonyms

  • ill humor
  • original

Etymology

  • blod (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. blood

noun. ['ˈblʌd'] a dissolute man in fashionable society.

Synonyms

  • roue
  • rake
  • rip
  • libertine
  • rounder
  • profligate
  • debauchee

Antonyms

  • starboard
  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top

Etymology

  • blod (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. blood

noun. ['ˈblʌd'] the descendants of one individual.

Synonyms

  • descent
  • side
  • lineage
  • blood line
  • ancestry
  • bloodline
  • kinfolk
  • stemma
  • origin
  • pedigree
  • family
  • family tree
  • line of descent
  • family line
  • kinsfolk
  • genealogy
  • parentage
  • folk
  • sept
  • line
  • phratry

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • blod (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. blood

noun. ['ˈblʌd'] people viewed as members of a group.

Antonyms

  • descent

Etymology

  • blod (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. blood

verb. ['ˈblʌd'] smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill.

Synonyms

  • smear

Antonyms

  • crossbred
  • purebred

Etymology

  • blod (Middle English (1100-1500))
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