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bandage

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noun ban·dage \ˈban-dij\

Simple Definition of bandage

  • : a covering (such as a strip of cloth) that protects or supports part of the body that has been hurt

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bandage

  1. 1 :  a strip of fabric used especially to cover, dress, and bind up wounds

  2. 2 :  a flexible strip or band used to cover, strengthen, or compress something

Examples of bandage in a sentence

  1. He wrapped a bandage around his knee.

  2. She put a bandage on the cut.



Origin and Etymology of bandage

Middle French, from bande


First Known Use: 1599


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bandage

verb ban·dage

Simple Definition of bandage

  • : to cover or wrap (something) with a bandage

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bandage

bandaged

bandaging

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bind, dress, or cover with a bandage <bandage a wound> <a bandaged ankle>

Examples of bandage in a sentence

  1. He arrived with a bandaged ankle.

  2. <her mother always bandages her scraped knees very carefully>



1774

First Known Use of bandage

1774


BANDAGE Defined for Kids

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bandage

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noun ban·dage \ˈban-dij\

Definition of bandage for Students

  1. :  a strip of material used to cover and wrap up wounds




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bandage

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verb ban·dage

Definition of bandage for Students

bandaged

bandaging

  1. :  to cover or wrap up (a wound) with a strip of material




Medical Dictionary

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bandage

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noun ban·dage \ˈban-dij\

Medical Definition of bandage

  1. :  a strip of fabric used to cover a wound, hold a dressing in place, immobilize an injured part, or apply pressure—see capeline, esmarch bandage, pressure bandage, spica, velpeau bandage




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bandage

verb ban·dage

Medical Definition of bandage

bandaged

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bandaging

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to bind, dress, or cover with a bandage <bandage a wound> <bandage a sprained ankle>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to apply a bandage

bandager

noun




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