Meaning of “shed” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ʃed/ present participle shedding, past tense and past participle shed
shed leaves/skin/hair, etc

to lose something because it falls off:

A lot of trees shed their leaves in the autumn.

to get rid of something that you do not want or need:

A lot of companies are shedding jobs.
He's shed a lot of weight.
shed tears

to cry

shed blood

to kill or injure someone

→ See also cast/shed light on sth

(Definition of “shed verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)