Band and Group


Band noun - A usually large group of musicians playing together.
Usage example: that traveling band needs to find a new singer

Group is a synonym for band in gang topic. In some cases you can use "Group" instead the word "Band" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like collection, people, animal, assemblage. popular alternative

Nearby Words: banded, bandage, banding, bandsman, bander


Group verb - To bring together in one body or place.
Usage example: group the kids together and we'll see who's missing

Band is a synonym for group in crowd topic. You can use "Band" instead the word "Group" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as collection, people, animal, gang. popular alternative

Nearby Words: grouping, grouped, groupment

How words are described

old old band old group
full full band full group
particular particular band particular group
certain certain band certain group
Other adjectives: rival, original, single, small, entire, mercenary, main, famous, new, former, titular, different, Christian, local.

Common collocations

time band time group time
tropes band tropes group tropes

Both words in one sentence

  • They all write songs, meaning any of them are the face of the band, and could arguably be the face of any band or group they join.
  • Boy Band SMAP (Sports Music Assemble People) is often touted as Japan's national idol group and is quite possibly the longest running boy band of all time.
    Source: Boy Band
  • Public Enemy is Chuck D and Flava Flav... and about a dozen other people, and that's not even counting S1W, the affiliated group of security guys, who the band considered spiritual members of the band.
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