bleed

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Synonyms for bleed

to flow or leak out or emit something slowly

Synonyms for bleed

lose blood from one's body

get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone

drain of liquid or steam

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While the WRU last week announced record turnover, former Newport and Dragons benefactor Brown insisted the regions were bleeding dry and Cuddy backed these claims.
Peter Knowles, of Leeds-based Park Square Stockbrokers, said: "It's important to realise that the club is ticking over - it's not bleeding dry like others.
The duo have worked together for nearly a decade, since privatising Petrol in 2000, but Ershov now claims that Subev's gambles on oil futures have cost Petrol 190 million leva in 2007/08, bleeding dry the company's wholesale subsidiary Naftex.
lightblueisbest No, but when I had a gambling problem not so long ago they were fully aware of my multiple daily deposits with up to 20 or so online bookies and their response to the bleeding dry of my bank account was to increase my overdraft and offer me credit cards.
The social-welfare programs, besides being blatantly unconstitutional (in other words, against the law; not legal; criminal), never work like they are supposed to; they are rife with deception and corruption; and they always lead to bleeding dry the poor and middle class.