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1. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] an unofficial association of people or groups.

Synonyms

  • camp
  • Four Hundred
  • social group
  • confederacy
  • set
  • coterie
  • clique
  • inner circle
  • horsy set
  • pack
  • circle
  • cohort
  • horsey set
  • company
  • lot
  • party
  • conspiracy
  • ingroup
  • jet set

Antonyms

  • lack
  • stay in place
  • young
  • aged

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Band

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande
  • grand
  • gland

Example sentences of the word band


1. Noun, singular or mass
The iliotibial band runs the top of your hip bone to the outside of your knee joint.

Quotes containing the word band


1. The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
- Lisa Loeb

2. One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the same problem that Frank Zappa had, with a lot of groups that use humor, people don't realize there's a lot of craft behind the comedy.
- Al Yankovic

3. Starting a band is the easy part. Once you've formed the band, you have to tell a story, and that story requires songs. And not just good songs, but great songs. After a while, great songs won't do - they have to be the best. Success doesn't make it any easier. Each time I start a new record, it's a brand-new search.
- The Edge

2. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] instrumentalists not including string players.

Synonyms

  • section
  • concert band
  • marching band
  • brass band
  • musical organisation
  • musical organization
  • musical group

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

3. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material.

Synonyms

  • pinstripe
  • banding
  • hatband
  • adornment
  • neckband
  • cigar band
  • garment

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unfasten
  • dull
  • inelastic

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

4. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] a stripe or stripes of contrasting color.

Synonyms

  • stripe
  • streak
  • collar
  • banding
  • stria
  • bar
  • striation

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

5. band

verb. ['ˈbænd'] bind or tie together, as with a band.

Synonyms

  • bind

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

6. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body).

Synonyms

  • cincture
  • strap
  • sweatband
  • headband
  • backband
  • elastic
  • bracelet
  • neckband
  • garter
  • elastic band
  • armband
  • rubber band
  • strip
  • collar
  • supporter
  • mourning band
  • watch bracelet
  • girdle
  • armlet
  • wrist band
  • waistcloth
  • headstall
  • ring
  • sash
  • arm band
  • headpiece
  • shoulder strap
  • hoop
  • watchstrap
  • weed
  • waistband
  • bellyband
  • watchband
  • wristband
  • wristlet

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

7. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] a range of frequencies between two limits.

Synonyms

  • frequency band
  • waveband

Antonyms

  • up
  • unpack
  • empty

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

8. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.

Synonyms

  • steel band
  • rock band
  • dance orchestra
  • rock group
  • musical organization
  • big band
  • jazz group
  • musical organisation
  • dance band
  • combo
  • musical group

Antonyms

  • unite
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

9. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger.

Synonyms

  • signet ring
  • wedding ring
  • engagement ring
  • annulet
  • jewellery
  • seal ring
  • jewelry
  • ringlet
  • mourning ring
  • wedding band

Antonyms

  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)

10. band

noun. ['ˈbænd'] a restraint put around something to hold it together.

Synonyms

  • constraint
  • collet
  • restraint
  • brake band
  • ligature

Antonyms

  • unadaptable
  • give
  • dress
  • roughen

Etymology

  • band (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • band (Old Norse)
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