Definition of "haemorrhage" []

  • Profuse bleeding from ruptured blood vessels (noun)
  • A steady or severe loss or depletion of resources, staff, etc (noun)
  • To bleed profusely (verb)
  • To undergo a steady or severe loss or depletion of (resources, staff, etc) (verb)
  • A heavy release of blood within or from a body. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • To bleed copiously. (verb)
  • To lose (something) in copious and detrimental quantities. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "haemorrhage" in a sentence
  • "Perhaps because of this, but also because of the devotion his mother showed as a trade union activist before her death from a brain haemorrhage, Larsson demanded very high standards of behaviour of himself and others."
  • "It was usually a brain haemorrhage that got them in the end."
  • "It paints a portrait of the Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar and then charts the tragic fallout from her death? courtesy of an alcohol-induced brain haemorrhage? at the age of 29."