a strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.
anything used as a band or ligature.
to bind or cover with a bandage: to bandage the ankles of a football player to prevent sprains.
to put a bandage on a wound, sprain, etc.: Apply some iodine before you bandage.
- band·ag·er, noun
- re·band·age, verb (used with object), re·band·aged, re·band·ag·ing.
- un·band·age, verb (used with object), un·band·aged, un·band·ag·ing.
- well-bandaged, adjective
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How to use bandage in a sentence
So we’re now more than a year out from the release of After Hours’ first singles, all the bandages have come off, and he’s just totally botched plastic surgery.How one hit song won The Weeknd a Super Bowl halftime show | Aja Romano | February 5, 2021 | Vox
Filled with 69 items, including bandages, dressings, gels, forceps, a thermometer, medication, wound care, and dehydration packets, this tool kit can take care of minor and major injuries or health concerns.
Even as the Tide downshifted in the fourth quarter – by which time Smith wore a heavy bandage on his dislocated finger and a T-shirt on his back, the game in the bag – they rang up 621 yards.After all the disruption in college football, it was all domination for Alabama | Barry Svrluga | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
After cleaning up the blood and applying a bandage, he determined she was physically OK.Behind the Scenes of Emily Harrington's Historic Climb | Andrew Bisharat | November 6, 2020 | Outside Online
It has everything you need, including bandages, an emergency blanket, duct tape, and essential medications, all weighing in at less than four ounces.
His arm bore a hospital bandage applied after he gave blood to try to help save his family.
EBay has reported a 200 percent increase in bandage dress sales since spring of last year.Kim Kardashian Stopped Wearing Bodycon, and So Should You | Erin Cunningham | June 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of the friends at the table, Aleksei Kniadliakovsky, had a fresh bandage around his head.
Get in, put a bandage over the problem, submit your bill to the insurance company, and get out.Is Psychiatry Being Stumped By the Mental Illnesses It Has to Treat? | Matthew Tiffany | August 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
To make matters worse, many platform offenders pair the look with an equally outdated bandage dress.
His left arm, rudely bandaged in a shawl, hung heavy and useless at his side, and the bandage was saturated with blood.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
And for those there will be a chair by the fire, and something hot, or perhaps a clean bandage.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
"I don't care to retrace all of mine," said Mr. Bradford, whose pale face wore a smile beneath its bandage.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail | Arthur R. Thompson
And then he raised his bandage, and finding himself in front of a house, examined it attentively.Chicot the Jester | Alexandre Dumas, Pere
And he raised his bandage again, and, approaching the door next to that against which Bussy was standing, began again to examine.Chicot the Jester | Alexandre Dumas, Pere
British Dictionary definitions for bandage
a piece of material used to dress a wound, bind a broken limb, etc
a strip of any soft material used for binding, etc
to cover or bind with a bandage
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