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bandage

band·age

bandage

 
pronunciation:
baen dj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a strip of fabric used to protect or bind a wound or other injury.
The nurse put a clean bandage on the wound.
 
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bandaged, bandages, bandaging
definition: to cover (an injury) with a bandage.
She bandaged her son's leg.
 
similar words:
bind
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to apply a bandage to a wound or other injury.
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derivation: bandager (n.)
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  first aid, injury