verb (used with object), shed, shed·ding.
verb (used without object), shed, shed·ding.
Words nearby shed
Idioms for shed
- to cause blood to flow.
- to kill by violence; slaughter.
Origin of shed2
OTHER WORDS FROM shedshed·a·ble, shed·da·ble, adjectivenon·shed·ding, adjectiveun·shed·ding, adjective
Examples from the Web for shedding
Watching him now being accused of illegal operations will not see them shedding any tears.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Prince has a habit of shedding protégés almost as quickly as he picks them up.Prince Returns From the Wilderness and, Thankfully, Is as Restless as Ever|Keith Phipps|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, thanks to a host of women posting photos of themselves with their colostomy bags, the condition is shedding its stigma.
Visitors would be forgiven for shedding a tear as the ceremony comes to a close.Here Comes the Bride…In Flaming Red: Two Centuries of Colorful Wedding Dresses|Liza Foreman|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Could the “Ice Queen” be shedding her “Nuclear Wintour” persona and growing soft with old age?
They knew me, and each one seized my hand, shedding tears of joy.
He looked up to find her standing before him, and he saw that she had been shedding tears.Demos|George Gissing
That is because the mane of Night's horse is shedding light upon the earth as he travels onward.Mari, Our Little Norwegian Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
"All is over with Spain," said they, shedding abundant tears.The Days of Chivalry|Ernest Louis Victor Jules L'Epine
However, seeing him still cautious of shedding blood, I told him they should go themselves, and manage as they found convenient.