NounBlood (countable and uncountable; plural Bloods)
- A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
- A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption. (See blood relative, blood relation, by blood.)
- (medicine, countable) A blood test or blood sample.
- The sap or juice which flows in or from plants.
- To cause something to be covered with blood; to bloody.
- (medicine, historical) To let blood (from); to bleed.
- To initiate into warfare or a blood sport.
Adjectives for Blood
distinguished; vigorous; fighting; chivalrous; tainted; foul; fraternal; stale; rank; polluted; dangerous; feverish; tingling; pounding; pulsing; oozing; flowing; mingled; foreign; human; hot; caked; dried; frozen; chilled; sluggish; innocent; spattered; quick; living; turbulent:; bereaved; sacred; hostile; young; drowsy; precious; patriot; malapert; rushing; ebbing; jellied; trading; frolicsome; atoning; molten; violent; daring; kindred; nutrient; swift; basic; true; gummy; martyred; heretic; faultless; systolic; wicked; generous; pale; coursing; royal; aspiring; frothy; haughtiest; sanguine; congealed; arrested; excellent; noble; rare; sweet; comfortable; nomadic; corrupt.
Verbs for Blood
aerate—; baptize in—; bathe in—; besmear with—; blend —s; chill—; cleanse—; congeal—; contaminate—; convey—; cool—; curdle—; defile with—; dilute—; dip in—; draw—; drip—; dve with—; effuse—; enrich—; expel—; fertihe—; flush with—; forfeit—; foul—; freeze—; go down in—; impoverish—; infect—; inriltrate—; infuse—; inhabit—; inoculate—; inure to—; invigorate—; issue from—; let—; oxygenate —; paint with—; poison—; pollute—; purge —; purify—; redden with—; seal with—; secrete—; shed—; soak in—; spill—; splash with—; spout—; stain with—; staunch—; steep in—; stimulate—; stir—; suck—; suffuse with—; swill—; taint—; taste—; thirst for—; transfuse—; wallow in—; win with —; write in—; yield—; —accumulates; — boils; —clots; —coagulates; —courses; — creeps through; —dribbles out; —flows; — gushes; —issues forth ; —jets out; —leaps;_oozes; —palpitates; —pours from; —pulsates: —reabsorbs ;—rises; —runs; —rushes through; —shoots forth; —spurts; —;stagnates; —streams; —surges; —tinkles;—throbs; —wells up.
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Blood (plural Bloods)
- English: blood