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English

Pronunciation

Noun

A music band

Singular
band

Plural
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  1. A strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together.
  2. A strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached.
  3. A group of musicians, especially (a) wind and percussion players, or (b) rock musicians.
  4. A type of orchestra originally playing janissary music; i.e. marching band.
  5. A group of people loosely united for a common purpose (a band of thieves).
  6. (physics) A part of radio spectrum.
  7. (physics) A group of energy levels in a solid state material. Valence band, conduction band.
  8. (anthropology) A small group of people living in a simple society.
  9. (Canada) A group of aboriginals that has official recognition as an organized unit by the federal government of Canada.

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Verb

Infinitive
to band

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to band (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To group together for a common purpose.
  2. To fasten together with a band.
  3. (ornithology) To fasten an identifying band around (a bird's) leg.

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Dutch

Noun

band m (Plural: banden, diminutive: bandje)

  1. connection, liaison, bond
  2. band (all English senses, above, except for group of musicians)
  3. tire/tyre (e.g. a car tyre)
  4. tape (magnetic tape, video tape)
  5. bank (the bank of a pool table)
  6. belt (a martial arts belt)
  7. ribbon
  8. bond, tie

Related terms

verband, autoband (3)

Noun

band m (Plural: bands, diminutive: bandje)

  1. band (group of musicians; word loaned from English and pronounced as in English)

German

Verb form

band

  1. Past tense of binden.

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse band.

Pronunciation

Noun

band n. [[Category:Template:lang:is nouns|band]]

  1. a string
  2. yarn
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) ties, connection, relations
  4. binding (of a book)
  5. (music) tie
  6. (music, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a musical band

Declension

n-s Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative band bandið bönd böndin
Accusative band bandið bönd böndin
Dative bandi bandinu böndum böndunum
Genitive bands bandsins banda bandanna

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Norwegian

Alternative spellings

  • bånd (see this word for common usages)

Noun

band n. (definite singular bandet; indefinite plural band; definite plural banda/bandene)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) band; group of (rock) musicians

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for band Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative band bandet band banden
Genitive bands bandets bands bandens

band n.

  1. band; a strip of material
  2. band; group of musicians
  3. band; band of robbers
  4. (physics) band; part of radio spectrum
  5. (physics) band; group of energy levels
  6. audio tape or video tape
  7. cassette of audio or video tape
  8. connection, relation; from a person to another person or to a place

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