HyperDic: blood

English > 6 senses of the word blood:
NOUNbodybloodthe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
attributebloodtemperament or disposition
person blood, rake, rakehell, profligate, rip, rouea dissolute man in fashionable society
groupblood, lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stockthe descendants of one individual
groupbloodpeople viewed as members of a group
VERBcontactbloodsmear with blood, as in a hunting / hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
blood > pronunciation
Soundsblah'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > blood: 6 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets.
Examples
  • "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"
  • "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
Categoryvertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Partsblood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscleEither of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
Narrowerarterial bloodblood found in arteries
blood clot, grumeA semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells
blood group, blood typeHuman blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
bloodstream, blood streamThe blood flowing through the circulatory system
cord bloodBlood obtained from the umbilical cord at birth
gorecoagulated blood from a wound / wound
lifebloodThe blood considered as the seat of vitality
menorrhea, menstrual blood, menstrual flowFlow of blood from the uterus
venous bloodblood found in the veins
whole bloodblood that has not been modified except for the addition of an anticoagulant
Broaderliquid body substance, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humourThe liquid parts of the body
Substancesserum, blood serumAn amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
Spanishsangre
Catalansang
Adjectivesbloodyhaving or covered with or accompanied by blood
hemic, haemic, hematic, haematicrelating to or containing or affecting blood
Verbsbloodsmear with blood, as in a hunting / hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
English > blood: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningtemperament or disposition.
Example"a person of hot blood"
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Spanishcarácter, sangre
Catalansang
English > blood: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA dissolute man in fashionable society.
Synonymsrake, rakehell, profligate, rip, roue
Broaderlibertine, debauchee, rounderA dissolute person
Spanishdisoluto, libertino, licencioso
Catalandissolut, llicenciós
English > blood: 6 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe descendants of one individual.
Synonymslineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
Narrowerfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratryPeople descended from a common ancestor
sideA family line of descent
Broadergenealogy, family treesuccessive generations of kin
Spanishabolengo, árbol genealógico, ascendencia, casta, descendencia, estirpe, linaje, línea de descendencia, línea de sangre, línea, origen, parentela, parentesco, pedigrí, saga, sangre
Catalandescendència, estirp, llinatge, nissaga, origen, pedigrí
English > blood: 6 senses > noun 5, group
Meaningpeople viewed as members of a group.
Example"we need more young blood in this organization"
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Spanishsangre
Catalansang
English > blood: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsmear with blood, as in a hunting / hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdaub, smearCover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
Nounsbloodthe fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets

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