donate/give blood

Definition of donate/give blood

  1. :  to have blood taken out of one's body so that it can be put into the body of a person who needs it She donates/gives blood twice a year.

Word by Word Definitions

donateplay
  1. :  to make a gift of

    :  to contribute to a public or charitable cause

    :  to transfer (a particle, such as an electron) to another atom or molecule

giveplay
  1. :  to make a present of

    :  to grant or bestow by formal action

    :  to accord or yield to another

  1. :  capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain :  flexibility

    :  the ability of a material to bend or stretch

bloodplay
  1. :  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body

    :  a comparable fluid of an invertebrate

    :  a fluid resembling blood

  1. :  to stain or wet with blood

    :  bleed

    :  to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey


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