Definitions English

  • To cause to pour forth: shed tears.
  • To diffuse or radiate; send forth or impart: shed light.
  • To repel without allowing penetration: A duck's feathers shed water.
  • To lose by natural process: a snake shedding its skin.
  • To rid oneself of (something not wanted or needed): I shed 25 pounds as a result of my new diet.
  • To lose a natural growth or covering by natural process.
  • To pour forth, fall off, or drop out: All the leaves have shed.
  • Something that sheds, especially an elevation in the earth's surface from which water flows in two directions; a watershed.
  • Something that has been shed.
  • shed blood To take life, especially with violence; kill.
  • A small structure, either freestanding or attached to a larger structure, serving for storage or shelter.
  • A large low structure often open on all sides.