Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “band”

band

noun [C] (STRIP)    /bænd/
C2 a thin , flat piece of cloth , elastic , metal , or other material put around something to fasten it or make it stronger , or a long , narrow piece of colour , light , etc. that is different from what surrounds it: a wrist band a red silk band A narrow band of grass separated the greenhouse from the vegetable garden .Bands, straps and strips
(Definition of band noun (STRIP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of band

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Bands, straps and strips, but you might be interested in these topics from the Objects topic area:

Definitions of “band” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

tie the knot

to get married

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More