Meaning of BAND in English

BAND

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.