Definition of bleed (someone/something) dry
- Many businesses complain that the new taxes are bleeding them dry.
- These wars are bleeding the economy dry.
- computer applications that draw so much power they bleed system resources dry
: to emit or lose blood
: to sacrifice one's blood especially in battle
: to feel anguish, pain, or sympathy
: printed matter (such as an illustration) that bleeds
: the escape of blood from vessels : hemorrhage
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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