Pronunciation: (ban'dij), [key]
—n., v., -aged, -ag•ing.
1. a strip of cloth or other material used to bind up a wound, sore, sprain, etc.
2. 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.