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bandage (ˈbændɪdʒ



  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



  1. to cover or bind with a bandage

Word Origin

C16: from French, from band strip, band2


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

Translations for 'bandage'

  • British English: 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: ضِمَادة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bandagem
  • Chinese: 绷带
  • Croatian: zavoj
  • Czech: obvaz
  • Danish: bandage
  • Dutch: verbandbandage
  • European Spanish: vendaje
  • Finnish: sidehaava
  • French: bandage
  • German: Verband VerbändeVerletzung
  • Greek: επίδεσμος
  • Italian: fasciatura
  • Japanese: 包帯
  • Korean: 붕대
  • Norwegian: bandasje
  • Polish: bandaż
  • Portuguese: ligadura
  • Romanian: bandaj bandaj, bandaje
  • Russian: бинт
  • Spanish: vendaje
  • Swedish: bandage
  • Thai: ผ้าพันแผล
  • Turkish: sargı
  • Ukrainian: бинт
  • Vietnamese: băng dán cứu thương
  • British English: 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: يُضَمِّدُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: enfaixar
  • Chinese: 打绷带
  • Croatian: poviti
  • Czech: obvázat obvazovat
  • Danish: forbinde
  • Dutch: verbindenvan een wond
  • European Spanish: vendar
  • Finnish: sitoa
  • French: bander
  • German: verbindenVerletzung
  • Greek: επιδένω
  • Italian: fasciare
  • Japanese: 包帯をする
  • Korean: 붕대를 감다
  • Norwegian: forbinde
  • Polish: zabandażować bandażować
  • Portuguese: ligar
  • Romanian: a bandaja
  • Russian: накладывать повязку
  • Spanish: vendar
  • Swedish: förbinda
  • Thai: พันแผล
  • Turkish: sarmak
  • Ukrainian: бинтувати забинтувати
  • Vietnamese: băng bó

Example Sentences Including 'bandage'

He took his fingers away from the heavy bandage , grubby from the previous day.
Thomas, Craig The Last Raven
A dirty white bandage had been wrapped tightly across the eyes.
O'Connor, Joe Desperadoes
I'm goin' give you a bandage -- an' you jus' put it over loose.
Smith, Mitchell Stone City


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