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bandage (ˈbændɪdʒ Pronunciation for bandage

Definitions

noun

  1. a piece of material used to dress a wound, bind a broken limb, etc
  2. a strip of any soft material used for binding, etc

verb

  1. to cover or bind with a bandage

Word Origin

C16: from French, from band strip, band²

Synonyms

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= dressing, plaster, sling, compress, gauze, lint, tourniquet
= dress, cover, bind, wrap, swathe, strap up, put a bandage on

Translations for 'bandage'

  • British English: bandagePronunciation for bandage A bandage is a long strip of cloth that is tied around a wounded part of someone's body in order to protect or support it.We put a bandage on his knee.ˈbændɪdʒ NOUN
  • Arabic: ضِمَادةPronunciation for ضِمَادة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bandagemPronunciation for bandagem
  • Chinese: 绷带Pronunciation for 绷带
  • Croatian: zavojPronunciation for zavoj
  • Czech: obvazPronunciation for obvaz
  • Danish: bandagePronunciation for bandage
  • Dutch: verbandPronunciation for verbandbandage
  • European Spanish: vendajePronunciation for vendaje
  • Finnish: sidePronunciation for sidehaava
  • French: bandagePronunciation for bandage
  • German: VerbandPronunciation for Verband VerbändeVerletzung
  • Greek: επίδεσμοςPronunciation for επίδεσμος
  • Italian: fasciaturaPronunciation for fasciatura
  • Japanese: 包帯Pronunciation for 包帯
  • Korean: 붕대Pronunciation for 붕대
  • Norwegian: bandasjePronunciation for bandasje
  • Polish: bandażPronunciation for bandaż
  • Portuguese: ligaduraPronunciation for ligadura
  • Romanian: bandaj bandaj, bandaje
  • Russian: бинтPronunciation for бинт
  • Spanish: vendajePronunciation for vendaje
  • Swedish: bandagePronunciation for bandage
  • Thai: ผ้าพันแผลPronunciation for ผ้าพันแผล
  • Turkish: sargıPronunciation for sargı
  • Ukrainian: бинт
  • Vietnamese: băng dán cứu thươngPronunciation for băng dán cứu thương
  • British English: bandagePronunciation for bandage If you bandage a wound or part of someone's body, you tie a bandage round it....a man with a bandaged head.ˈbændɪdʒ VERB
  • Arabic: يُضَمِّدُPronunciation for يُضَمِّدُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: enfaixarPronunciation for enfaixar
  • Chinese: 打绷带Pronunciation for 打绷带
  • Croatian: povitiPronunciation for poviti
  • Czech: obvázatPronunciation for obvázat obvazovat
  • Danish: forbindePronunciation for forbinde
  • Dutch: verbindenPronunciation for verbindenvan een wond
  • European Spanish: vendarPronunciation for vendar
  • Finnish: sitoaPronunciation for sitoa
  • French: banderPronunciation for bander
  • German: verbindenPronunciation for verbindenVerletzung
  • Greek: επιδένωPronunciation for επιδένω
  • Italian: fasciarePronunciation for fasciare
  • Japanese: 包帯をするPronunciation for 包帯をする
  • Korean: 붕대를 감다Pronunciation for 붕대를 감다
  • Norwegian: forbindePronunciation for forbinde
  • Polish: zabandażowaćPronunciation for zabandażować bandażować
  • Portuguese: ligarPronunciation for ligar
  • Romanian: a bandaja
  • Russian: накладывать повязкуPronunciation for накладывать повязку
  • Spanish: vendarPronunciation for vendar
  • Swedish: förbindaPronunciation for förbinda
  • Thai: พันแผลPronunciation for พันแผล
  • Turkish: sarmakPronunciation for sarmak
  • Ukrainian: бинтувати забинтувати
  • Vietnamese: băng bóPronunciation for băng bó

Example Sentences Including 'bandage'

A dirty white bandage had been wrapped tightly across the eyes.
O'Connor, Joe Desperadoes
Another student was found hiding chits in a bandage on his leg.
Samachar (2005)
Berlusconi emerged at 6.30pm with his forehead covered in a white linen bandage.
The Australian (2004)
He took his fingers away from the heavy bandage , grubby from the previous day.
Thomas, Craig The Last Raven
I'm goin' give you a bandage -- an' you jus' put it over loose.
Smith, Mitchell Stone City
My eye will get all puffy, and to alleviate people's feelings of undue sympathy, I put a bandage on it.
NME (New Musical Express) (2002)
Next to him was a colleague with a bandage over a hole in his head.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
She stood up and looked round for cloth with which to bandage her hand.
James Runcie THE COLOUR OF HEAVEN (2003)
Singer Phil Collins says he was an extra but was edited out because of an ugly bandage covering a cyst on his head.
Sun, News of the World (2002)

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