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Band

Pronunciation: bănd
n.1.A fillet, strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter.
Every one's bands were loosed.
- Acts xvi. 26.
2.(Arch.) A continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of color, or of brickwork, etc.
3.That which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.
4.A linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
5.Two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.
6.A narrow strip of cloth or other material on any article of dress, to bind, strengthen, ornament, or complete it.
7.A company of persons united in any common design, especially a body of armed men.
8.A number of musicians who play together upon portable musical instruments, especially those making a loud sound, as certain wind instruments (trumpets, clarinets, etc.), and drums, or cymbals; as, a high school's marching band.
9.(Bot.) A space between elevated lines or ribs, as of the fruits of umbelliferous plants.
10.(Zool.) A stripe, streak, or other mark transverse to the axis of the body.
11.(Mech.) A belt or strap.
12.A bond.
13.Pledge; security.
Band saw
a saw in the form of an endless steel belt, with teeth on one edge, running over wheels.
big band
a band that is the size of an orchestra, usually playing mostly jazz or swing music. The big band typically features both ensemble and solo playing, sometimes has a lead singer, and is often located in a night club where the patrons may dance to its music. The big bands were popular from the late 1920's to the 1940's. Contrasted with combo, which has fewer players.
v. t.1.To bind or tie with a band.
[imp. & p. p. Banded; p. pr. & vb. n. Banding.]
2.To mark with a band.
3.To unite in a troop, company, or confederacy.
Banded architrave
(Arch.) an architrave, pier, shaft, etc., of which the regular profile is interrupted by blocks or projections crossing it at right angles.
v. i.1.To confederate for some common purpose; to unite; to conspire together.
Certain of the Jews banded together.
- Acts xxiii. 12.
v. t.1.To bandy; to drive away.
imp.1.imp. of Bind.
Noun1.band - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
Synonyms: circle, lot, set
2.band - instrumentalists not including string players
3.band - a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
Synonyms: stria, striation
4.band - a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material
Synonyms: banding, stripe
5.band - a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
6.band - a range of frequencies between two limits
7.band - something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs
8.band - 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"
Synonyms: ring
9.band - a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
Synonyms: ring
10.band - a restraint put around something to hold it together
Verb1.band - bind or tie together, as with a band
2.band - attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
Synonyms: ring
To see a band in your dream, represents a sense of community and belonging. The dream may also be a pun on banding together and need for cooperation/unity.Ace bandage, Band-Aid, Bund, German band, Mystik tape, Philharmonic, Rochdale cooperative, Scotch tape, accouple, accumulate, act in concert, act together, adhesive tape, affiliate, age group, agglutinate, alliance, ally, amalgamate, amass, amateur band, anklet, application, armlet, articulate, assemblage, assemble, assembly, associate, axis, band together, bandage, bandaging, bandeau, bar, battalion, batten, be in league, bed, bedding, begird, belt, belt in, bend, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, bevy, big band, bind, bind up, binder, bloc, blotch, bond, border, brace, bracelet, bracket, brass, brass band, brass choir, brass quintet, brass section, brasses, bridge, bridge over, brigade, bunch, bundle, cabal, callithumpian band, cast, cataplasm, cellophane tape, cement, chain, chamber orchestra, channel, check, checker, cinch, cincture, cingulum, circle, citizens band, clap together, clique, cloth tape, club, club together, cluster, coact, coalesce, coalition, cohort, collaborate, collar, collarband, collect, college, collude, combination, combine, combo, common market, complement, compress, comprise, concatenate, concert, concert band, concord, concur, confederacy, confederate, confederation, conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, consociate, consolidate, conspire, consumer cooperative, contingent, cooperate, cooperative, cooperative society, copulate, corps, coterie, cotton, couche, council, couple, course, court plaster, cover, covey, crack, cravat, craze, credit union, cross-hatching, crowd, customs union, dapple, dash, deck, delineation, desks, detachment, detail, diagonal, division, dixieland band, do business with, do up, dot, dotted line, dressing, earring, ecliptic, economic community, edge, elastic bandage, embrace, encincture, encircle, encompass, engird, ensemble, ensphere, epithem, equator, faction, fascia, federate, federation, fillet, finger ring, flake, fleck, fleet, floor, four-tailed bandage, freckle, free trade area, frequency band, friction tape, fuse, gallery, gamelan orchestra, gang, gather, gauze, get heads together, get together, gird, girdle, girt, girth, glue, go partners, great circle, grouping, groupment, hachure, hairline, hang together, harlequin, harmonize, hatching, hold together, hook up, hoop, horde, in-group, include, iris, jazz band, join, join in, join together, jug band, junta, keep, keep together, knot, lace, lash, lath, lay together, layer, league, league together, leash, ledge, level, ligula, ligule, line, lineation, link, lint, list, loop, lump together, machine, maculate, make common cause, marble, marbleize, marry, marshal, masking tape, mass, measures, merge, military band, mob, mobilize, motley, mottle, movement, neckband, necklace, nose ring, orchestra, out-group, outfit, overlayer, overstory, pack, pair, partner, partnership, party, peer group, pepper, phalanx, philharmonic, piece together, plank, plaster, plaster cast, plastic tape, platoon, play ball, pledget, police band, political machine, polychrome, polychromize, posse, poultice, pull together, put heads together, put together, quartet, quintet, quoit, radio channel, ragtime band, rainbow, reciprocate, regiment, ribband, ribbon, ring, rock-and-roll group, roll into one, roller, roller bandage, rope, rubber bandage, salon, score, seam, set, sextet, shelf, shortwave band, shred, skiffle band, slash, slat, sling, slip, solder, span, spangle, speck, speckle, spill, splice, spline, splint, splotch, sponge, spot, sprinkle, squad, stable, stage, stand together, standard band, steel band, step, stick together, stigmatize, stipple, story, strake, strap, stratum, streak, streaking, street band, stria, striate, striation, striature, striga, string, string band, string choir, string orchestra, string quartet, strings, striola, strip, stripe, striping, stroke, strop, stud, stupe, sublineation, substratum, superstratum, swaddle, swathe, swing band, symphony, symphony orchestra, taenia, take in, tampon, tape, tape measure, tapeline, tattoo, team, team up, tent, tessellate, thickness, throw in together, ticker tape, tie, tie in, tie up, tier, topsoil, tourniquet, triangular bandage, tribe, trio, troop, troupe, truss, twine around, underlayer, underline, underlining, underscore, underscoring, understory, understratum, unify, union, unionize, unite, unite efforts, variegate, vein, virgule, waits, weld, wing, wire, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind quartet, woodwinds, work together, wrap, wrap up, wreathe, wreathe around, wristband, wristlet, yoke, zodiac, zone
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Browse
banana peel
banana problem
banana quit
banana republic
banana skin
Banana solution
banana split
banana tree
Bananas
Banat
banausic
Banc
Banc or bank
Bancal
banch
Banco
-- Band --
band aid
Band fish
Band of Partisans
band oneself
Band pulley
Band saw
band together
Band-Aid
band-tail pigeon
band-tailed pigeon
Bandage
bandaged
Bandages
bandaging
Bandala
bandana
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