What does banner mean?

Definitions for banner
ˈbæn ərban·ner

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word banner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. banner, streamer(noun)

    long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising

  2. streamer, banner(noun)

    a newspaper headline that runs across the full page

  3. standard, banner(adj)

    any distinctive flag

  4. banner(adj)

    unusually good; outstanding

    "a banner year for the company"

Wiktionary

  1. banner(Noun)

    A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  2. banner(Noun)

    Any large sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.

    The mayor hung a banner across Main Street to commemorate the town's 100th anniversary.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  3. banner(Noun)

    A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  4. banner(Noun)

    By extension, a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.

    They usually make their case under the banner of environmentalism.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  5. banner(Noun)

    The title of a newspaper as printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  6. banner(Noun)

    A type of advertisement in a web page or on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  7. banner(Noun)

    The principal standard of a knight.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  8. banner(Noun)

    A person etc. who bans something.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

  9. banner(Adjective)

    Exceptional; very good.

    It is a banner achievement for an athlete to run a mile in under four minutes.

    Etymology: baniere (Modern bannière) of origin. More at band.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Banner(noun)

    a kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle

  2. Banner(noun)

    a large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place

  3. Banner(noun)

    any flag or standard; as, the star-spangled banner

Freebase

  1. Banner

    A banner is a flag or other piece of cloth bearing a symbol, logo, slogan or other message. Banner-making is an ancient craft. Church banners commonly portray the saint to whom the church is dedicated. The word derives from french word "bannière" and late Latin bandum, a cloth out of which a flag is made. The German language developed the word to mean an official edict or proclamation and since such written orders often prohibited some form of human activity, bandum assumed the meaning of a ban, control, interdict or excommunication. Banns has the same origin meaning an official proclamation, and abandon means to change loyalty or disobey orders, semantically "to leave the cloth or flag".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Banner

    ban′ėr, n. a military standard: a flag or ensign bearing some device, as in processions, &c.—adj. Ban′nered, furnished with banners. [O. Fr. banere—Low L. bandum, bannum; cog. with Band and Bind.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. banner

    1. A top-centered graphic on a web page. Esp. used in banner ad. 2. On interactive software, a first screen containing a logo and/or author credits and/or a copyright notice. Similar to splash screen. 3. The title page added to printouts by most print spoolers (see spool). Typically includes user or account ID information in very large character-graphics capitals. Also called a burst page, because it indicates where to burst (tear apart) fanfold paper to separate one user's printout from the next. 4. A similar printout generated (typically on multiple pages of fan-fold paper) from user-specified text, e.g., by a program such as Unix's banner({1,6)}.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. banner

    A small square flag edged with fringe.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. banner

    Originally a small square flag borne before a banneret, whose arms were embroidered on it; hence, a military ensign; the principal standard of a prince or state; a pennon; a streamer.

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How to say banner in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of banner in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of banner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of banner in a Sentence

  1. Del Rio:

    He said, ‘ This is something I have done for 11 years. It’s not a form of anything other than me being Del Rio, ’ i told him I very strongly believe in standing for the national anthem. But I respect him as a man and he can do his thing. Well, that doesn't speak very well of Coach Del Rio's character either. The coach respects a man who disrespects the country ? I suspect this will not be the last episode of anti-American activity at NFL games. So I recommend head coaches take immediate action to deter such behavior. If you ride the bench during the Star-Spangled Banner, you should ride the bench for the rest of season. It would be a gutsy move -- but unlikely -- considering the lack of courage and patriotism in the National Football League. Todd Starnes is host of Fox News Commentary. Todd Starnes latest book is.

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    As the author of a work, I don't relinquish author-ity to just any critic, particularly not to people whose work I've not read or don't respect; those biased by envy are the least relevant, and grounded grammarians who strangle or sterilize under a banner of superiority are a close second.

  3. Bill Veeck, Chicago White Sox:

    Look, we play the Star Spangled Banner before every game. You want us to pay income taxes, too?

  4. Aman Dhanda:

    I felt like my message was sent, it was a little fulfilling to see a Hillary banner up there for a while. I took a few pictures of that. So he switched it back out today and I think I will leave mine down for the time being.

  5. Roger Wicker:

    I appreciate our state legislators for having the courage and conviction to make this necessary change to our state flag, as I have maintained since 2015, Mississippians deserve a banner that unites us rather than divides us.

Images & Illustrations of banner

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Translations for banner

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ممتاز, إعلان, علمArabic
  • банер, изключителен, знаме, плакат, флаг, транспарант, отличенBulgarian
  • bandera, estendard, gomfaró, pancarta, banderolaCatalan, Valencian
  • zástava, prapor, transparentCzech
  • standart, banner, bannerreklame, fremragende, rytterfaneDanish
  • Banner, außerordentlich, hervorragend, Transparent, Standarte, herausragendGerman
  • πανό, σημαία, λάβαροGreek
  • rubandoEsperanto
  • excepcional, estandarte, bandera, banner publicitario, pancartaSpanish
  • erakordne, lahingulipp, standartEstonian
  • پرچمPersian
  • mainoskangas, mainosbanneri, banderolli, mainospalkki, standaari, tunnus, sotalippu, lippu, banneriFinnish
  • bannière, banière, banderoleFrench
  • flaggeWestern Frisian
  • bratachScottish Gaelic
  • נס, דגל, מטרה, שלט, פירסומת, מודעהHebrew
  • kiváló, kitűnő, lobogóHungarian
  • banner, benderaIndonesian
  • borðiIcelandic
  • vessillo, striscione, eccezionale, stendardo, da urloItalian
  • 旗, 旗幟, バナーJapanese
  • ទង់, បណ្ដាច់Khmer
  • ئاڵاKurdish
  • туу, желекKyrgyz
  • ທຸງLao
  • karogsLatvian
  • kara, hakiMāori
  • транспарент, знаме, бајрак, штандартаMacedonian
  • बॅनरMarathi
  • vlag, banier, dundoek, standaardDutch
  • fane, banner, flaggNorwegian
  • sztandar, transparent, znakomity, flagaPolish
  • bandeira, banner, estandarte, excepcionalPortuguese
  • drapel, stindard, steag, flamurăRomanian
  • баннер, флаг, транспарант, знамя, растяжка, стяг, плакат, перетяжка, рекордныйRussian
  • baner, fana, banderoll, standarSwedish
  • alemTurkish
  • прапор, стяг, флаг, знаменоUkrainian
  • vận động, cờ, bảng, đặc biệt, ngọn cờ, chiến dịch, lá cờ, biểu ngữ, ngọnVietnamese

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