1. [ noun ] (medicine) a piece of soft material that protects an injured part of the body
Synonyms: patch
Related terms: dressing cast compression_bandage adhesive_bandage Band_Aid oblique_bandage elastic_bandage four-tailed_bandage capeline_bandage immovable_bandage swathe sling Elastoplast roller_bandage truss suspensory gauze
2. [ verb ] wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
Synonyms: bind
Related terms: fasten dressing
3. [ verb ] dress by covering or binding

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

Related terms: dress dress ligate medicine
Similar spelling:   bandaged