Unless we neutralize the air assets with the no-fly zone, this bleeding will continue.
I got him down to the ground, took off his belt, and cinched it tightly around his biceps to stop the bleeding.
bleeding from the mouth, it was clear that the young boy was also carrying the disease.
late 14c., "a flowing out of blood;" mid-15c. as "a drawing out of blood;" verbal noun formed after earlier present participle adjective (early 13c.) of bleed. Figurative use is from 1796. As a euphemism for bloody, from 1858. In U.S. history, Bleeding Kansas, in reference to the slavery disputes in that territory 1854-60, is attested from 1856, said to have been first used by the New York "Tribune."
Old English bledan "to let blood," in Middle English and after, "to let blood from surgically;" also "to emit blood," from Proto-Germanic *blodjan "emit blood" (cf. Old Norse blæða, German bluten), from *bhlo-to- "swell, gush, spurt" (see blood (n.)). Meaning "extort money from" is from 1670s. Of dyes or paints, from 1862. Related: Bled; bleeding.
v. bled (blěd), bleed·ing, bleeds
To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.
To take or remove blood from.
To take someone's money by overcharging or extortion: His creditors bled him to death (1680s+)