Definition of band

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • band is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • band is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • band is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of band


  • an unofficial association of people or groups (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. circle
    2. lot
    3. set
  • a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. isthmus
  • a stripe or stripes of contrasting color (noun)

    Examples

    1. chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands
    2. the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps

    Synonyms

    1. banding
    2. stria
    3. striation
  • a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. dance band
    2. dance orchestra
  • attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify (verb)

    Examples

    1. band the geese to observe their migratory patterns

    Synonyms

    1. ring
  • an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. banding
    2. stripe
  • jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger (noun)

    Examples

    1. he noted that she wore a wedding band

    Synonyms

    1. ring
  • a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ring
  • a driving belt in machinery (noun)
  • a range of frequencies between two limits (noun)
  • a restraint put around something to hold it together (noun)
  • a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body) (noun)
  • 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 (noun)
  • bind or tie together, as with a band (verb)
  • instrumentalists not including string players (noun)

See definition of band in Merriam Webster

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