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band

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of band

  1. 1 a circular strip <a band of cloth tied around his wrist> Synonyms band, circle, eye, hoop, loop, roundRelated Words belt, cincture, collar, girdle; wreath; annulet, becket, coil, curl, furl, hank, spiral, spire, twirl, whorl

  2. 2 something that physically prevents free movement <the dog was forced to wear a band around its muzzle until it learned not to nip people> Synonyms band, bind, bracelet, chain, cuff(s), fetter, handcuff(s), irons, ligature, manacle(s), shackleRelated Words captivity, confinement, constraint, curb, enchainment, enslavement, hindrance, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, restraint, restriction; entanglement, net, trammel, trap; collar, straitjacket (also straightjacket); fastener, hobble, hold, hold-down, holding, tie

  3. 3 a line or long narrow section differing in color from the background <skunks have a band of white down their backs> Synonyms band, bar, streakRelated Words blaze, crossbar, pinstripe




band

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of band

  1. 1 a usually large group of musicians playing together <that traveling band needs to find a new singer> Synonyms orchestra, philharmonic, symphony, symphony orchestra Related Words brass band, chamber orchestra, sinfonietta; brasses, strings, woodwinds; combo, ensemble, group; company, troupe; duo, octet, quartet (also quartette), quintet, septet, sextet, trio

  2. 2 a group of people working together on a task <a band of volunteer searchers found the lost child> Synonyms army, band, brigade, company, crew, outfit, party, platoon, squad, teamRelated Words battalion, corps, troop; force, host, posse, stable, troupe; administration, department, help, personnel, staff

  3. 3 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <a band of explorers> Synonyms array, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelRelated Words assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms individual, single

  4. 4 a number of things considered as a unit <a band of songbirds> Synonyms array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteRelated Words accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms entity, item, single, unit




band

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of band

  1. 1 to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt <banded the waist of the dress with a speckled belt> Synonyms gird, begird, belt, engird [archaic], engirdle, enwind, girdle, girt, girth, wrapRelated Words tie up, truss; circle, enwreathe, loop, wind, wreathe; bandage, enswathe, swathe; chain, cord, enchain, lash, rope, shackle, tape, wireNear Antonyms unbind, unlash, unshackle, untie, unwindAntonyms ungird, unwrap

  2. 2 to gather into a tight mass by means of a line or cord <banded the newspapers together for delivery> Synonyms tie, bind, trussRelated Words cinch, cord, rope, strap, thread, wire; gird, girt; lash, leash, tether; interlace, intertwine, interweave, lace; entangle, knot, snarl, tangle, twist; coil, windNear Antonyms undo, unfasten, unlace, unlash, unloose, unloosen, unstrap, unstring, unthread; unleash, untether; disentangle, unravel, unsnarl, untangle, untwine, untwist; uncoil, unspool, unwindAntonyms unbind, untie

  3. 3 to make stripes on <banded the sleeves of the robe with strips of contrasting material> Synonyms stripe, bar, streakRelated Words blaze




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