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band

 
Noun band has 10 senses
  1. set, circle, band, lot - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
    --1 is a kind of social group
    --1 has particulars:
     car pool; clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp; cohort; conspiracy, confederacy; Four Hundred; horsy set, horsey set; jet set; party, company
  2. band - instrumentalists not including string players
    --2 is a kind of
    musical organization, musical organisation, musical group
    --2 has part: section
    --2 has particulars: brass band; concert band, military band
  3. band, stria, striation - a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"
    --3 is a kind of stripe, streak
    --3 has particulars: stretch mark
  4. band, banding, stripe - a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material
    --4 is a kind of adornment
    --4 is a part of garment
    --4 has particulars: cigar band; hatband; neckband
  5. dance band, band, dance orchestra - a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
    --5 is a kind of musical organization, musical organisation, musical group
    --5 has particulars:
     big band; jazz band, jazz group, combo; rock group, rock band; steel band
  6. band - a range of frequencies between two limits
    --6 is a kind of
    range
    --6 has particulars: frequency band, waveband
  7. band - something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs
    --7 is a kind of
    strip, slip
    --7 has particulars:
     armband; armlet, arm band; backband; bellyband; collar, neckband; collar; garter, supporter; girdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistcloth; headband; headstall, headpiece; hoop, ring; rubber band, elastic band, elastic; strap, shoulder strap; sweatband; sweatband; watchband, watchstrap, wristband, watch bracelet, bracelet; weeds, mourning band; wristband; wristlet, wrist band
  8. ring, 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"
    --8 is a kind of jewelry, jewellery
    --8 has particulars:
     annulet; engagement ring; mourning ring; ringlet; signet ring, seal ring; wedding ring, wedding band
  9. band, ring - a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
    --9 is a kind of strip, slip
  10. band - a restraint put around something to hold it together
    --10 is a kind of
    restraint, constraint
    --10 has particulars: brake band; collet; ligature; withe
    Derived form: verb band1
Verb band has 2 senses
  1. band - bind or tie together, as with a band
    --1 is one way to
    tie, bind
    Derived form: noun band10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. ring, band - attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
    --2 is one way to attach
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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