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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bleed  \Bleed\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bleeding}.]  [OE.  bleden,  AS  bl?dan,  fr  bl?d  blood;  akin  to 
  Sw  bl["o]da,  Dan.  bl["o]de,  D.  bloeden  G.  bluten  See 
  {Blood}.] 
  1.  To  emit  blood;  to  lose  blood;  to  run  with  blood,  by 
  whatever  means  as  the  arm  bleeds;  the  wound  bled  freely; 
  to  bleed  at  the  nose. 
 
  2.  To  withdraw  blood  from  the  body;  to  let  blood;  as  Dr  A. 
  bleeds  in  fevers. 
 
  3.  To  lose  or  shed  one's  blood,  as  in  case  of  a  violent  death 
  or  severe  wounds;  to  die  by  violence.  ``C[ae]sar  must 
  bleed.''  --Shak. 
 
  The  lamb  thy  riot  dooms  to  bleed  to-day.  --Pope. 
 
  4.  To  issue  forth,  or  drop,  as  blood  from  an  incision. 
 
  For  me  the  balm  shall  bleed.  --Pope. 
 
  5.  To  lose  sap,  gum,  or  juice;  as  a  tree  or  a  vine  bleeds 
  when  tapped  or  wounded. 
 
  6.  To  pay  or  lose  money;  to  have  money  drawn  or  extorted;  as 
  to  bleed  freely  for  a  cause  [Colloq.] 
 
  {To  make  the  heart  bleed},  to  cause  extreme  pain,  as  from 
  sympathy  or  pity. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bleed  \Bleed\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  let  blood  from  to  take  or  draw  blood  from  as  by 
  opening  a  vein. 
 
  2.  To  lose,  as  blood;  to  emit  or  let  drop,  as  sap. 
 
  A  decaying  pine  of  stately  size,  bleeding  amber. 
  --H.  Miller. 
 
  3.  To  draw  money  from  (one);  to  induce  to  pay  as  they  bled 
  him  freely  for  this  fund.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bleed 
  v  1:  lose  blood  from  one's  body  [syn:  {shed  blood},  {hemorrhage}] 
  2:  draw  blood;  "In  the  old  days,  doctors  routinely  bled 
  patients  as  part  of  the  treatment"  [syn:  {leech},  {phlebotomize}] 
  3:  be  diffused;  of  dyes  and  colors  [syn:  {run}] 
  4:  drain  of  water;  "bleed  the  radiators" 




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