Meaning of BAND in English
vt a bond.
2. band ·- imp. of bind.
3. band ·vt a belt or strap.
4. band ·vt pledge; security.
5. band ·vt to mark with a band.
6. band ·vt to bind or tie with a band.
7. band ·vt to unite in a troop, company, or confederacy.
8. band ·vt to bandy; to drive away.
9. band ·vt a linen collar or ruff worn in the 16th and 17th centuries.
10. band ·vt a stripe, streak, or other mark transverse to the axis of the body.
11. band ·vt that which serves as the means of union or connection between persons; a tie.
12. band ·vt a company of persons united in any common design, especially a body of armed men.
13. band ·vt a space between elevated lines or ribs, as of the fruits of umbelliferous plants.
14. band ·vi to confederate for some common purpose; to unite; to conspire together.
15. band ·vt two strips of linen hanging from the neck in front as part of a clerical, legal, or academic dress.
xvi. band ·vt in gothic architecture, the molding, or suite of moldings, which encircles the pillars and small shafts.
xvii. band ·vt a continuous tablet, stripe, or series of ornaments, as of carved foliage, of color, or of brickwork, ·etc.
xviii. band ·vt a narrow strip of cloth or other material on any article of dress, to bind, strengthen, ornament, or complete it.
xix. band ·vt a fillet, strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter.
xx. band ·vt a number of musicians who play together upon portable musical instruments, especially those making a loud sound, as certain wind instruments (trumpets, clarinets, ·etc.), and drums, or cymbals.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012