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


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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