banded

[ ban-did ]
/ ˈbæn dɪd /

adjective

marked or fitted with a band or bands.
Architecture. (of a column, door architrave, etc.) having the regular flutings, moldings, or the like interrupted at regular intervals by projecting blocks or drums.

Origin of banded

First recorded in 1480–90; band2 + -ed2

Related forms

in·ter·band·ed, adjectiveun·band·ed, adjective

Definition for banded (2 of 3)

band

1
[ band ]
/ bænd /

noun

a company of persons or, sometimes, animals or things, joined, acting, or functioning together; aggregation; party; troop: a band of protesters.
Music.
  1. a group of instrumentalists playing music of a specialized type: rock band; calypso band; mariachi band.
  2. a musical group, usually employing brass, percussion, and often woodwind instruments, that plays especially for marching or open-air performances.
  3. big band.
  4. dance band.
a division of a nomadic tribe; a group of individuals who move and camp together and subsist by hunting and gathering.
a group of persons living outside the law: a renegade band.

verb (used with object)

to unite in a troop, company, or confederacy.

verb (used without object)

to unite; confederate (often followed by together): They banded together to oust the chairman.

Origin of band

1
1480–90; < Middle French bande < Italian banda; cognate with Late Latin bandum < Germanic; akin to Gothic bandwa standard, band2, band3, bend1, bond1

Synonym study

1. See company.

Definition for banded (3 of 3)

band

2
[ band ]
/ bænd /

noun


verb (used with object)

to mark, decorate, or furnish with a band or bands.

Origin of band

2
1480–90; < Middle French; Old French bende < Germanic; compare Old High German binta fillet. See bind, band1

Related forms

band·er, nounband·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for banded (1 of 3)

band

1
/ (bænd) /

noun


verb

(usually foll by together) to unite; assemble

Word Origin for band

C15: from French bande probably from Old Provençal banda of Germanic origin; compare Gothic bandwa sign, banner

British Dictionary definitions for banded (2 of 3)

band

2
/ (bænd) /

noun


verb (tr)

to fasten or mark with a band
US and Canadian to ring (a bird)See ring 1 (def. 22)

Word Origin for band

C15: from Old French bende, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German binda fillet; see band ³

British Dictionary definitions for banded (3 of 3)

band

3
/ (bænd) /

noun


Word Origin for band

C13: from Old Norse band; related to Old High German bant fetter; see bend 1, bond
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Medicine definitions for banded

band

[ bănd ]

n.

An appliance or a part of an apparatus that encircles or binds a part of the body.
A cordlike tissue that connects or that holds bodily structures together.
A chromatically, structurally, or functionally differentiated strip or stripe in or on an organism.

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Science definitions for banded

band

[ bănd ]

A specific range of electromagnetic wavelengths or frequencies, as those used in radio broadcasting.

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Idioms and Phrases with banded

band

see on the bandwagon; to beat the band.


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