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bleed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bleed

  1. 1 to feel deep sadness or mental pain her heart bleeds for the homeless people she sees on her way to work Synonyms of bleed agonize, anguish, grieve, hurt, mourn, sorrow, sufferWords Related to bleed ache, long (for), pine (away), sigh, smart; rack, torment, torture; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament, rue; bawl, blubber, cry, groan, howl, keen, moan, sob, take on, wail, weep, yammer, yowl; languish; regretNear Antonyms of bleed beam, cheer, crow, delight, exult, glory, joy, laugh, ravish, rejoice, triumph; assure, cheer, comfort, commiserate, console, reassure, solace, soothe, sympathize

  2. 2 to flow forth slowly through small openings pitch was bleeding from cuts in the tree bark Synonyms of bleed exude, ooze, percolate, seep, strain, sweat, transude, weepWords Related to bleed dribble, drip, trickle; discharge, emit, give off, vent; emanate, flow, springNear Antonyms of bleed flood, gush, pour, stream, surge

  3. 3 to remove (liquid) gradually or completely bleed water from the radiators Synonyms of bleed drain, draft, draw (off), pump, siphon (also syphon), tapWords Related to bleed milk; suck; clear, empty, evacuate, exhaust, vacate, vacuate, void; decant, effuse; deplete; clean, flush, purgeNear Antonyms of bleed bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swampAntonyms of bleed fill

  4. 4 to rob by the use of trickery or threats the confidence men coldheartedly bled the elderly couple of their life savings Synonyms of bleed beat, bilk, fleece, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeWords Related to bleed extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk


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