A band is defined as a group of people working together, particularly in the field of music or a band is something that ties together or restricts movement.(noun)
The definition of band means to gather or tie together.(verb)
An example of band is to put flowers into a bundle with string.
See band in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ON band (akin to OE bend); also (in meaning “thin strip”) < Fr bande, flat strip < OFr bende < ML benda < Goth binda < bindan, bind
Origin: OFr bander < the n.
Origin: LME bande < MFr < OFr < OProv < Goth bandwa, a sign < ?
intransitive verb, transitive verb
See band in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English bende (from Old English bend and from Old French bande, bende, of Germanic origin)
Origin: and Middle English bond, band (from Old Norse, band); see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Earlier bande
Origin: , from Old French, banner, troop identified by its standard
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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