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club

 (klŭb)
n.
1.
a. A stout heavy stick, usually thicker at one end, suitable for use as a weapon; a cudgel.
b. An implement used in some games to drive a ball, especially a stick with a protruding head used in golf.
c. Something resembling a club.
2. Games
a. A black figure shaped like a trefoil or clover leaf on certain playing cards.
b. A playing card with this figure.
c. clubs (used with a sing. or pl. verb) The suit of cards represented by this figure.
3. A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly: a garden club.
4. The building, room, or other facility used for the meetings of an organized group.
5. Sports An athletic team or organization.
6. A nightclub.
v. clubbed, club·bing, clubs
v.tr.
1. To strike or beat with a club or similar implement.
2. To use (a firearm) as a club by holding the barrel and hitting with the butt end.
3. To gather or combine (hair, for example) into a clublike mass.
4. To contribute (money or resources) to a joint or common purpose.
v.intr.
1. To join or combine for a common purpose; form a club.
2. To go to or frequent nightclubs: was out all night clubbing.

[Middle English, from Old Norse klubba.]

club

(klʌb)
n
1. a stout stick, usually with one end thicker than the other, esp one used as a weapon
2. (Golf) a stick or bat used to strike the ball in various sports, esp golf. See golf club1
3. (Gymnastics) short for Indian club
4. a group or association of people with common aims or interests: a wine club.
5.
a. the room, building, or facilities used by such a group
b. (in combination): clubhouse.
6. a building in which elected, fee-paying members go to meet, dine, read, etc
7. (Commerce) a commercial establishment in which people can drink and dance; disco. See also nightclub
8. chiefly Brit an organization, esp in a shop, set up as a means of saving
9. (Insurance) Brit an informal word for friendly society
10. (Card Games)
a. the black trefoil symbol on a playing card
b. a card with one or more of these symbols or (when pl) the suit of cards so marked
11. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. a spar used for extending the clew of a gaff topsail beyond the peak of the gaff
b. short for club foot3
12. in the club slang Brit pregnant
13. on the club slang Brit away from work due to sickness, esp when receiving sickness benefit
vb, clubs, clubbing or clubbed
14. (tr) to beat with or as if with a club
15. (often foll by together) to gather or become gathered into a group
16. (often foll by together) to unite or combine (resources, efforts, etc) for a common purpose
17. (tr) to use (a rifle or similar firearm) as a weapon by holding the barrel and hitting with the butt
18. (Nautical Terms) (intr) nautical to drift in a current, reducing speed by dragging anchor
[C13: from Old Norse klubba, related to Middle High German klumpe group of trees, clump, Old English clympre lump of metal]
ˈclubbing n

club

(klʌb)

n., v. clubbed, club•bing. n.
1. a heavy stick, usu. thicker at one end than the other, suitable for use as a weapon; cudgel.
2.
a. a stick or bat used to drive a ball in various games, as golf.
3. a group of people organized for a social, literary, or other purpose: an athletic club.
4. the building or rooms occupied by such a group.
5. an organization that offers its subscribers certain benefits, as discounts on purchases: a book club.
6. a group of nations associated in some way: the European economic club.
7. a nightclub or cabaret.
8.
a. a black trefoil-shaped figure on a playing card.
b. a card bearing such figures.
c. clubs, (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the suit so marked.
v.t.
9. to beat with or as if with a club.
10. to gather or form into a clublike mass.
11. to unite; join together.
12. to contribute as one's share toward a joint expense.
v.i.
13. to combine or join together.
14. to gather into a mass.
15. to attend a club or a club's activities.
16. to contribute to a common fund.
[1175–1225; Middle English clubbe < Old Norse klubba club; akin to clump]

Club

 a meeting or assembly for social discourse; an association of persons of like sympathies usually interested in the promotion of some object, sport, etc.; a combination; a clique.

club


Past participle: clubbed
Gerund: clubbing

Imperative
club
club
Present
I club
you club
he/she/it clubs
we club
you club
they club
Preterite
I clubbed
you clubbed
he/she/it clubbed
we clubbed
you clubbed
they clubbed
Present Continuous
I am clubbing
you are clubbing
he/she/it is clubbing
we are clubbing
you are clubbing
they are clubbing
Present Perfect
I have clubbed
you have clubbed
he/she/it has clubbed
we have clubbed
you have clubbed
they have clubbed
Past Continuous
I was clubbing
you were clubbing
he/she/it was clubbing
we were clubbing
you were clubbing
they were clubbing
Past Perfect
I had clubbed
you had clubbed
he/she/it had clubbed
we had clubbed
you had clubbed
they had clubbed
Future
I will club
you will club
he/she/it will club
we will club
you will club
they will club
Future Perfect
I will have clubbed
you will have clubbed
he/she/it will have clubbed
we will have clubbed
you will have clubbed
they will have clubbed
Future Continuous
I will be clubbing
you will be clubbing
he/she/it will be clubbing
we will be clubbing
you will be clubbing
they will be clubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clubbing
you have been clubbing
he/she/it has been clubbing
we have been clubbing
you have been clubbing
they have been clubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clubbing
you will have been clubbing
he/she/it will have been clubbing
we will have been clubbing
you will have been clubbing
they will have been clubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clubbing
you had been clubbing
he/she/it had been clubbing
we had been clubbing
you had been clubbing
they had been clubbing
Conditional
I would club
you would club
he/she/it would club
we would club
you would club
they would club
Past Conditional
I would have clubbed
you would have clubbed
he/she/it would have clubbed
we would have clubbed
you would have clubbed
they would have clubbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.club - a team of professional baseball players who play and travel togetherclub - a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together; "each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
baseball team - a team that plays baseball
baseball league - a league of baseball teams
2.club - a formal association of people with similar interestsclub - a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
athenaeum, atheneum - a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
bookclub - a club that people join in order to buy selected books at reduced prices
chapter - a local branch of some fraternity or association; "he joined the Atlanta chapter"
chess club - a club of people to play chess
country club - a suburban club for recreation and socializing
frat, fraternity - a social club for male undergraduates
glee club - a club organized to sing together
golf club - a club of people to play golf
hunt club, hunt - an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
investors club - a club of small investors who buy and sell securities jointly
jockey club - a club to promote and regulate horse racing
racket club - club for players of racket sports
rowing club - a club for rowers
slate club - a group of people who save money in a common fund for a specific purpose (usually distributed at Christmas)
sorority - a social club for female undergraduates
turnverein - a club of tumblers or gymnasts
boat club, yacht club - club that promotes and supports yachting and boating
service club - a club of professional or business people organized for their coordination and active in public services
club member - someone who is a member of a club
3.club - stout stick that is larger at one end; "he carried a club in self defense"; "he felt as if he had been hit with a club"
bat - a club used for hitting a ball in various games
bludgeon - a club used as a weapon
cudgel - a club that is used as a weapon
Indian club - a bottle-shaped club used in exercises
knobkerrie, knobkerry - a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end; used by aborigines in southern Africa
lathee, lathi - club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
billy, billy club, billystick, nightstick, truncheon, baton - a short stout club used primarily by policemen
4.club - a building that is occupied by a social clubclub - a building that is occupied by a social club; "the clubhouse needed a new roof"
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
clubroom - a room used for the activities of a club
reading room - a room set aside for reading
5.club - golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ballclub - golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
club head, clubhead, club-head, golf-club head - (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
golf equipment - sports equipment used in playing golf
iron - a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head
wood - a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; "metal woods are now standard"
6.club - a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it; "he led a small club"; "clubs were trumps"
minor suit - ( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs
playing card - one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games
7.club - a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drinkclub - a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink; "don't expect a good meal at a cabaret"; "the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night"; "he played the drums at a jazz club"
dive, honkytonk - a cheap disreputable nightclub or dance hall
spot - a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"
supper club - usually a small luxurious nightclub
Verb1.club - unite with a common purpose; "The two men clubbed together"
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
2.club - gather and spend time together; "They always club together"
foregather, forgather, gather, assemble, meet - collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"
3.club - strike with a club or a bludgeon
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
4.club - gather into a club-like mass; "club hair"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"

club

noun
1. association, company, group, union, society, circle, lodge, guild, fraternity, set, order, sodality He was a member of the local youth club.
2. team, squad He is a great supporter of Fulham football club.
3. nightclub, disco, nightspot It's a big dance hit in the clubs
4. stick, bat, bludgeon, truncheon, cosh (Brit.), cudgel Men armed with knives and clubs attacked his home.
verb
1. beat, strike, hammer, batter, bash, clout (informal), bludgeon, clobber (slang), pummel, cosh (Brit.) Two thugs clubbed him with baseball bats.
Quotations
"I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member" [Groucho Marx]

Types of club

blackjack, bludgeon, cudgel, knobkerrie or knobstick, lathi, life preserver, nightstick, nulla-nulla, quarterstaff, shillelagh or shillala, truncheon, waddy

club

noun
A group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common:
Translations
نادٍهِراوةوَرَقَةُ سْباتييَضْرِبُ بالعَصاعَصا، هَراوَه
клубсопа
klubkyjkřížkřížová kartabít
klubkølleklør
nuijakerhoklubimailanuijia
klubšipka
klubbunkósbottal üt
lauflemja, berjaklúbbur, félagklúbbur, klúbbhús, félagsheimilikylfa
クラブ棍棒
무기클럽
gilėklubaskryžiaikryžiuskuokelė
klubskreicisnūjarungasist
krížová karta
klubkrižpalica
klubbklubbanattklubbklöver
ไม้พลองสมาคม สโมสร
kulüpsineksopasopa çekmeksopayla dövmek
câu lạc bộdùi cui

club

[klʌb]
A. N
1. (= stick) → porra f, cachiporra f
2. (= golf club) → palo m
3. clubs (Cards) (in Spanish pack) → bastos mpl; (in conventional pack) → tréboles mpl
4. (= association) → club m; (= gaming club) → casino m; (= building) → centro m, club m
a golf clubun club de golf
the youth clubel club juvenil
join the club! (fig) → ¡ya somos dos!
to be in the club (hum) → estar en estado
he put her in the clubél la dejó en estado
5. (= disco) → discoteca f
B. VT [+ person] → aporrear, dar porrazos a
to club sb to deathmatar a algn a porrazos
C. VI to club together (esp Brit) (= join forces) → unir fuerzas
we all clubbed together to buy him a presentle compramos un regalo entre todos
D. CPD club car N (US) (Rail) → coche m club
club class Nclase f club
club foot Npie m zopo
club member Nsocio/a m/f del club
club sandwich N bocadillo vegetal con pollo y beicon
club steak N (US) → bistec m culer

club

[ˈklʌb]
n
(= organization) → club m
a tennis club → un club de tennis
the youth club → la maison des jeunes
(also night club) → boîte f
(= weapon) → massue f, matraque f
(GOLF) (= iron, putter) → club m
vtmatraquer clubs
npl (CARDS)trèfle m
the ace of clubs → l'as de trèfle
club together
vise cotiser
We clubbed together to buy her a present → Nous nous sommes cotisés pour lui acheter un cadeau.

club

n
(= weapon)Knüppel m, → Prügel m, → Keule f; (= golf club)Golfschläger m; (= Indian club)Keule f
clubs pl (Cards) → Kreuz nt; the ace/nine of clubs(das) Kreuzass/(die) Kreuzneun
(= society)Klub m, → Verein m; (= tennis club, golf club, gentleman’s club, night club)Klub m, → Club m; (Ftbl) → Verein m; to be in the club (inf)in anderen Umständen sein (inf), → ein Kind kriegen (inf); to get somebody in the club (inf)jdm ein Kind machen (inf); join the club! (inf)gratuliere! du auch!; the London club scenedas Nachtleben von London
vteinknüppeln auf (+acc), → knüppeln
vi to go clubbingNachtklubs besuchen, tanzen gehen

club

:
club class
n (Aviat) → Klubklasse f, → Businessklasse f
club foot
nKlumpfuß m
club-footed
adjklumpfüßig
clubhouse
nKlubhaus nt
clubland
n (of gentlemen’s clubs) → Klubviertel m (vornehmer Stadtteil, in dem sich besonders viele Klubs befinden); (esp Brit: of nightclubs) → Vergnügungsviertel nt
clubman
n he isn’t much of a cluber interessiert sich nicht besonders für Klubs
club member
club room
nKlubraum nt
club sandwich
nKlubsandwich nt

club

[klʌb]
1. n
a. (society) → circolo, club m inv
tennis club → circolo di tennis
join the club! (fig) → non sei il solo!
b. (stick) → randello; (of caveman) → clava; (golf club) → mazza
c. clubs (Cards) → fiori mpl
he played a club → ha giocato (una carta di) fiori
2. vt (person) → bastonare
clubbed to death with sticks → ucciso/a a colpi di bastone
3. vi to club together (to buy)mettersi insieme (per comprare)

club

(klab) noun
1. a heavy stick etc used as a weapon.
2. a bat or stick used in certain games (especially golf). Which club will you use?
3. a number of people meeting for study, pleasure, games etc. the local tennis club.
4. the place where these people meet. He goes to the club every Friday.
5. one of the playing-cards of the suit clubs.
verbpast tense, past participle clubbed
to beat or strike with a club. They clubbed him to death.
clubs noun plural
(sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits which is black and shaped like a clover. the six of clubs.

club

نادٍ, هِراوة klub, kyj klub, kølle Keule, Verein λέσχη, ρόπαλο club, garrote kerho, nuija club, massue klub, šipka club, mazza クラブ, 棍棒 무기, 클럽 club, knuppel klubb, klubbe klub, pałka bastão, clube, maça дубина, клуб klubb, klubba ไม้พลอง, สมาคม สโมสร kulüp, sopa câu lạc bộ, dùi cui 俱乐部, 大头棒

club

n club m; health — gimnasio, club de salud (Ang)
References in classic literature ?
C', for as secret societies were the fashion, it was thought proper to have one, and as all of the girls admired Dickens, they called themselves the Pickwick Club.
His mother died, he came to live at the New Willard House, he became involved in a love affair, and he organized the Winesburg Baseball Club.
The Progressive Euchre Club arranged with the Vannis for the exclusive use of the floor on Tuesday and Friday nights.
Robert supposed he was not, as there were a good many New Orleans club men over at Klein's.
To this, Radney replied with an oath, in a most domineering and outrageous manner unconditionally reiterating his command; meanwhile advancing upon the still seated Lakeman, with an uplifted cooper's club hammer which he had snatched from a cask near by.
What club but the whaleman's can head off like that?
Your father is in a good club, I know, but that won't keep the horses, and they'll be eating their heads off all this time; I'll come at noon and hear what she says," and without waiting for Harry's thanks he was gone.
Now the fat policeman wakens definitely, and feels of his club to see that it is ready for business.
I will only remark that at the end of a week there was plenty of evidence that lash and club and fist had done their work well; the king's body was a sight to see -- and to weep over; but his spirit?
The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty-five members, and there was still much material left to draw from.
Why can't a body take a club and ransom them as soon as they get here?
Me and Huck's found Jubiter Dunlap's corpse all by ourselves with a bloodhound, after everybody else had quit hunting and given it up; and if it hadn't a been for us it never WOULD 'a' been found; and he WAS murdered too--they done it with a club or something like that; and I'm going to start in and find the murderer, next, and I bet I'll do it