What does bandage mean?

Definitions for bandage
ˈbæn dɪdʒban·dage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bandage, patchverb

    a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body

  2. bind, bandageverb

    wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

  3. bandageverb

    dress by covering or binding

    "The nurse bandaged a sprained ankle"; "bandage an incision"


  1. bandagenoun

    A strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury.

    Etymology: bande, band or strip

  2. bandagenoun

    A strip of cloth bound round the head and eyes as a blindfold.

    Etymology: bande, band or strip

  3. bandageverb

    To apply a bandage to something.

    Etymology: bande, band or strip

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bandagenoun

    a fillet or strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds, etc

  2. Bandagenoun

    something resembling a bandage; that which is bound over or round something to cover, strengthen, or compress it; a ligature

  3. Bandageverb

    to bind, dress, or cover, with a bandage; as, to bandage the eyes


  1. Bandage

    A bandage is a piece of material used either to support a medical device such as a dressing or splint, or on its own to provide support to the body; they can also be used to restrict a part of the body. During heavy bleeding or following a poisonous bite it is important to slow the flow of blood, tight bandages accomplish this task very well. Bandages are available in a wide range of types, from generic cloth strips, to specialized shaped bandages designed for a specific limb or part of the body, although bandages can often be improvised as the situation demands, using clothing, blankets or other material. In colloquial American English, the word "bandage" is often used to mean a dressing, which is used directly on a wound, whereas a bandage is technically only used to support a dressing, and not directly on a wound.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. bandage

    A fillet or swathe, of the utmost importance in surgery. Also, formerly, parcelling to ropes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandage in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bandage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bandage in a Sentence

  1. Bettersten Wade:

    They drove up, pulled him out of the car. He did not have a bandage on his head. There were no abrasions on his head. He just had a stroke, but he was going to get better, he might have been moving slowly to get out of the car.

  2. Bjornar Tonhaugen:

    The OPEC cuts didn't fully solve the problem – instead they offer a light bandage to get through the first quarter of 2020.

  3. Jane Fonda:

    I just want to explain the bandage, i just had cancer taken from my lip. I thought it was going to heal in time before I came before you, but it’s fine. I just want to explain it. I don’t normally go around like this.

  4. Margaret Hilda Thatcher:

    If you want to cut your own throat, don't come to me for a bandage.

  5. Ramon Mata Gonzalez Jr:

    210809182019-The most difficult task, one has yet to face, besides death to their own flesh is; acknowledging, dying to and ultimately surrendering to what one, both, loves and hates more than anything in this world...their own worst enemy...themselves. Death is beautiful. However, Dying is the ugly part.-Ramon MGJr-211509182019 Think back for a second, a fear of sorts, that neither grips, nor taunts you. First jump(not dive) off the high dive. Now, think what is good, in you that you do best, only you can embrace it's passion, no longer. Like ripping a bandage off your hairy arm. Instant pain, relief, now freedom to harness what you no longer struggle to control. Self. Free, friend. Free indeed. Paz.

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