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band2

 
pronunciation:
baend
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin strip of material that holds several objects together.
She put a rubber band around the pencils.
 
synonyms:
rope, strip, thong
similar words:
belt, headband, hoop, ribbon, sash, tape
definition 2: a thin strip of hard material, often metal, in the shape of a ring.
Both husband and wife wear their wedding bands.He placed a band around the baby bird's leg.
 
definition 3: a stripe or strip that contrasts with its surroundings in color or material.
That kind of snake is brown with yellow bands.
synonyms:
bar, line, ring, strip, stripe
similar words:
braid, streak
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bands, banding, banded
definition: to tie with a strip of material in order to tell apart or bundle together; put a band on.
The scientists banded the birds to learn more about their habits.
synonyms:
bind, bundle, strap, tie
similar words:
bond, tape
derivation: bander (n.)
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