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  Words related to band

Related / Similar Words: banding, stripe, ring, stria, striation, set, circle, lot, dance band, dance orchestra

 

Definition:
  • something elongated that is worn around the body or one of the limbs;
  • a strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material;
  • a restraint put around something to hold it together;
  • a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration);
  • 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";
  • a stripe of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands";
  • a range of frequencies between two limits;
  • an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot";
  • instrumentalists not including string players;
  • a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing;
  • attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns";
  • bind or tie together, as with a band;

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    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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