A long narrow strip of pliant material such as leather. Such a strip equipped with a buckle or similar fastener for binding or securing objects. A thin flat metal or plastic band used for fastening or clamping objects together or into position. A narrow band formed into a loop for grasping with the hand. A razor strop. A strip of leather used in flogging. To fasten or secure with a strap. To beat with a strap. To sharpen (a razor, for example).