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Definition 1: a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bandage in the sense of this definition

(bandage is a kind of ...) a cloth covering for a wound or sore

(... is a kind of bandage ) bandage consisting of a medical dressing of plain absorbent gauze held in place by a plastic or fabric tape coated with adhesive

(... is a kind of bandage ) an enveloping bandage

(... is a kind of bandage ) a bandage of elastic fabric applied to uplift a dependant part (as the scrotum or a pendulous breast)

(... is a kind of bandage ) bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck

(... is a kind of bandage ) bandage consisting of a strip of sterile fabric (of variable width) rolled into a cylinder to facilitate application

(... is a kind of bandage ) a bandage in which successive turns proceed obliquely up or down a limb

(... is a kind of bandage ) a bandage of cloth impregnated with a substance (e.g., plaster of Paris) that hardens soon after it is applied

(... is a kind of bandage ) (medicine) a bandage consisting of a pad and belt; worn to hold a hernia in place by pressure

(... is a kind of bandage ) a bandage consisting of a strip of cloth split in two on both ends; the central part is placed under the chin to restrict motion of the mandible and the tails are tied over the top of the head

(... is a kind of bandage ) a bandage containing stretchable material that can apply local pressure

(... is a kind of bandage ) bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure

(... is a kind of bandage ) bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal

(... is a kind of bandage ) bandage that covers the head or an amputation stump like a cap

(bandage is a part of ...) (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings

Definition 2: dress by covering or binding - [verb of body]

Samples where bandage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The nurse bandaged a sprained ankle
  • bandage an incision

(bandage is a kind of ...) apply a bandage or medication to

"dress the victim's wounds"

(... is a kind of bandage ) bind with a bandage or ligature

"ligate the artery"

(bandage belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 3: wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for bandage in the sense of this definition

(bandage is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

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