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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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Idioms for bleed

    bleed white. white (def. 41).

Origin of bleed

before 1000; Middle English bleden,Old English blēdan, derivative of blōdblood

OTHER WORDS FROM bleed

outbleed, verb (used with object), out·bled, out·bleed·ing.un·bled, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bleed

bled , bleed , blood
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British Dictionary definitions for bleed

bleed
/ (bliːd) /

verb bleeds, bleeding or bled

noun

printing
  1. an illustration or sheet trimmed so that some matter is bled
  2. (as modifier)a bleed page
printing the trimmings of a sheet that has been bled

Word Origin for bleed

Old English blēdan; see blood
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for bleed

bleed
[ blēd ]

v.

To lose blood as a result of rupture or severance of blood vessels.
To take or remove blood from.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Idioms and Phrases with bleed

bleed

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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