Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLED

It's Bill that bled me, and bled me until I've had to soak a mortgage on the ranch.

After that I carried her, for the cut in her foot opened and bled.

The hurt was not dangerous, though it bled freely, and was some weeks in healing.

The Carthusians were bled five times, and the Dominicans four times in the year.

So, he was bled and he was blistered, and he was this and that, for six whole days and nights.

So he bled and bled until he felt his strength slipping away from him.

The wound had as yet bled but little, for only the Prince's clothes were stained.

Her lips were full and of a startling scarlet, as though they bled.

In the dread stillness out came the lance, and Robbie was bled.

If I had hooked him so he bled freely there was a chance to land him!

WORD ORIGIN

past tense and past participle of bleed (v.).