What is the antonym of “bleed”?
The antonyms of bleed are clot and coagulate. The antonyms clot and coagulate describe the process of blood thickening and forming a solid mass to stop bleeding.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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To thicken and form a mass, especially of blood, to stop bleeding.
The wound started to clot after applying pressure for a few minutes.
To change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state, especially of blood, to stop bleeding.
The blood began to coagulate after being exposed to air for a few minutes.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Clot refers to the process of blood thickening and forming a mass to stop bleeding.
- 2Coagulate refers to the process of blood changing from a liquid to a thickened or solid state to stop bleeding.
Good things to know
- 1Medical Context: Use clot and coagulate in medical contexts to describe the process of blood thickening and forming a mass to stop bleeding.
- 2First Aid: Incorporate these antonyms in first aid training to teach how to stop bleeding effectively.
- 3Science: Utilize these antonyms in science classes to explain the process of blood clotting and coagulation.