Bandage vs. Bind

By Jaxson

  • Bandage (noun)

    A strip of gauze or similar material used to protect or support a wound or injury.

  • Bandage (noun)

    A strip of cloth bound round the head and eyes as a blindfold.

  • Bandage (verb)

    To apply a bandage to something.

  • Bind (verb)

    To tie; to confine by any ligature.

  • Bind (verb)

    To cohere or stick together in a mass.

    “Just to make the cheese more binding”

  • Bind (verb)

    To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.

    “I wish I knew why the sewing machine binds up after I use it for a while.”

  • Bind (verb)

    To exert a binding or restraining influence.

    “These are the ties that bind.”

  • Bind (verb)

    To tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.

    “to bind grain in bundles”

    “to bind a prisoner”

  • Bind (verb)

    To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind.

    “Gravity binds the planets to the sun.”

    “Frost binds the earth.”

  • Bind (verb)

    To couple.

  • Bind (verb)

    To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other social tie.

    “to bind the conscience”

    “to bind by kindness”

    “bound by affection”

    “commerce binds nations to each other”

  • Bind (verb)

    To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.

  • Bind (verb)

    To place under legal obligation to serve.

    “to bind an apprentice”

    “bound out to service”

  • Bind (verb)

    To protect or strengthen by applying a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.

  • Bind (verb)

    To make fast (a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something.

    “to bind a belt about one”

    “to bind a compress upon a wound”

  • Bind (verb)

    To cover, as with a bandage.

    “to bind up a wound”

  • Bind (verb)

    To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action, as by producing constipation.

    “Certain drugs bind the bowels.”

  • Bind (verb)

    To put together in a cover, as of books.

    “The three novels were bound together.”

  • Bind (verb)

    To make two or more elements stick together.

  • Bind (verb)

    To associate an identifier with a value; to associate a variable name, method name, etc. with the content of a storage location.

  • Bind (verb)

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  • Bind (verb)

    To complain; to whine about something.

  • Bind (noun)

    That which binds or ties.

  • Bind (noun)

    A troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary.

  • Bind (noun)

    Any twining or climbing plant or stem, especially a hop vine; a bine.

  • Bind (noun)

    A ligature or tie for grouping notes.

  • Bind (noun)

    A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.

    “the Mar√≥czy Bind”

  • Bind (noun)

    The indurated clay of coal mines.

Wiktionary
  • Bandage (noun)

    a strip of woven material used to bind up a wound or to protect an injured part of the body

    “a strip of bandage”

    “her leg was swathed in bandages”

  • Bandage (verb)

    bind (a wound or a part of the body) with a protective strip of material

    “bandage the foot so that the ankle is supported”

Oxford Dictionary
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