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band together

To unite with others, often for a particular cause or reason. We all need to band together if we want to stop that bully. You guys will not beat this team unless you put aside your differences and band together.
See also: band, together

band together (against someone or something)

to unite in opposition to someone or something; to unite against someone or something. We must band together against the enemy. Everyone banded together to finish the cleanup work.
See also: band, together

band together

v.
1. To form a cohesive and cooperative group; unite: The people who opposed the new policy banded together to fight it.
2. To cause some things or people to form into a cohesive or cooperative group; unite things or people: The fact that we all had gone to the same school banded us together, and we became good friends.
See also: band, together
References in classic literature ?
Grant witnessed in silent awe; but when the last echoes of the thunder died away he clasped his bands together, with pious energy, and repeated, in the full, rich tones of assured faith;
"Heavy metal bands get together, rap bands, Elton John and Billy Joel get together and nobody ever thinks to put, like, singing guy groups or boy bands together. Why not?," he added.
She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world - and ours.
Brian Yeates, who has bought the bands together for A 60s Night Out, said: "Two of the most exceptional vocal harmony bands to come out of the 60s are The Fortunes and The Ivy League and they are still thrilling audiences with their shows.
Jeff and Mike and I have been playing in various bands together for about 10 years.
We all played in bands together, not as Hot Hot Heat, but as different bands.