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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 of 1band band, circle, eye, hoop, loop, roundWords Related to 1band 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 of 1band band, bind, bracelet, chain, cuff(s), fetter, handcuff(s), irons, ligature, manacle(s), shackleWords Related to 1band 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 of 1band band, bar, streakWords Related to 1band 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 of 2band orchestra, philharmonic, symphony, symphony orchestra Words Related to 2band 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 of 2band army, band, brigade, company, crew, outfit, party, platoon, squad, teamWords Related to 2band 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 of 2band array, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelWords Related to 2band 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 of 2band individual, single

  4. 4 a number of things considered as a unit a band of songbirds Synonyms of 2band array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteWords Related to 2band accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms of 2band 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 of band gird, begird, belt, engird [archaic], engirdle, enwind, girdle, girt, girth, wrapWords Related to band tie up, truss; circle, enwreathe, loop, wind, wreathe; bandage, enswathe, swathe; chain, cord, enchain, lash, rope, shackle, tape, wireNear Antonyms of band unbind, unlash, unshackle, untie, unwindAntonyms of band ungird, unwrap

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

  3. 3 to make stripes on banded the sleeves of the robe with strips of contrasting material Synonyms of band stripe, bar, streakWords Related to band blaze



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