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  Definition of band
  1. something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs
  2. a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material
  3. a restraint put around something to hold it together
  4. a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
  5. jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
  6. a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
  7. a range of frequencies between two limits
  8. an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  9. instrumentalists not including string players
  10. a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
  11. attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
  12. bind or tie together, as with a band
Similar Words: banding, stripe, ring, stria, striation, set, circle, lot, dance band, dance orchestra

 

Hyponyms: armband, armlet, arm band, backband, bellyband, collar, neckband, garter, supporter, girdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistcloth, headband, headstall, headpiece, hoop, ring, rubber band, elastic band, elastic, strap, shoulder strap, sweatband, watchband, watchstrap, wristband, watch bracelet, bracelet, weeds, mourning band, wristlet, wrist band, cigar band, hatband, brake band, collet, ligature, withe, annulet, engagement ring, mourning ring, ringlet, signet ring, seal ring, wedding ring, wedding band, stretch mark, frequency band, waveband, car pool, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp, cohort, conspiracy, confederacy, Four Hundred, horsy set, horsey set, jet set, party, company, brass band, concert band, military band, big band, jazz band, jazz group, combo, rock group, rock band, steel band

 

Part Meronyms: garment

 

Derivational Morphology: stripe, ring, striate

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: bend   Dutch: band  
Esperanto: bando   Estonian: bänd  
Finnish: yhtye   German: Band  
Hebrew: להקה   Korean: 밴드  
Norwegian: band   Polish: zespół muzyczny  
Romanian: formaţie   Spanish: banda  
Swedish: band  
 
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