- 1. set, circle, band, lot, social group
- usage: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
- 2. band, musical organization, musical organisation, musical group
- usage: instrumentalists not including string players
- 3. band, banding, stria, striation, stripe, streak, bar
- usage: a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"
- 4. band, banding, stripe, adornment
- usage: an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
- 5. dance band, band, dance orchestra, musical organization, musical organisation, musical group
- usage: a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing
- 6. band, range
- usage: a range of frequencies between two limits
- 7. band, strip, slip
- usage: a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
- 8. isthmus, band, tissue
- usage: a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure
- 9. ring, band, jewelry, jewellery
- usage: 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"
- 10. band, belt
- usage: a driving belt in machinery
- 11. band, strip, slip, loop
- usage: a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
- 12. band, ring, strip, slip
- usage: a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
- 13. band, restraint, constraint
- usage: a restraint put around something to hold it together
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- 1. band, tie, bind
- usage: bind or tie together, as with a band
- 2. ring, band, attach
- usage: attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; "ring birds"; "band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
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