from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Excessive discharge of blood from the blood vessels; profuse bleeding.
- n. A copious loss of something valuable: a hemorrhage of corporate earnings.
- intransitive v. To bleed copiously.
- intransitive v. To undergo a rapid and sudden loss: a gubernatorial candidate whose popularity hemorrhaged after a disastrous debate.
- transitive v. To lose (something valuable) rapidly and in quantity: The company was hemorrhaging capital when it was bought by another firm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of haemorrhage.
- v. Alternative spelling of haemorrhage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any discharge of blood from the blood vessels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A discharge of blood from blood-vessels: usually applied to flux, either external or internal, from a vessel or vessels ruptured by disease or by a wound, and constituting, when considerable and unchecked, an immediate danger to life.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
- v. lose blood from one's body
From obsolete hemoragie, emorogie, from Middle English emorogie, from Old French emoragie, from Latin haemorrhagia, from Greek haimorrhagiā : haimo-, hemo- + -rrhagiā, -rrhagia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)