baseball club, ball club, club, nine(noun)
a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
"each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order(noun)
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"
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"
a building that is occupied by a social club
"the clubhouse needed a new roof"
golf club, golf-club, club(noun)
golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it
"he led a small club"; "clubs were trumps"
cabaret, nightclub, night club, club, nightspot(verb)
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"
unite with a common purpose
"The two men clubbed together"
gather and spend time together
"They always club together"
strike with a club or a bludgeon
gather into a club-like mass
A heavy stick intended for use as a weapon.
An association of members joining together for some common purpose, especially sports or recreation.
An establishment that provides staged entertainment, often with food and drink, such as a nightclub.
She was sitting in a jazz club, sipping wine and listening to a bass player's solo.
A playing card marked with the symbol .
An implement to hit the ball in some ballgames, e.g. golf.
Any set of people with a shared characteristic.
to hit with a club.
He clubbed the poor dog.
to join together to form a group.
To combine into a club-shaped mass.
To go to nightclubs.
Origin: From clubbe, from klubba, cognate with Old High German kolbo and German Kolbe
a heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded the hand; a weapon; a cudgel
any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having such figure
an association of persons for the promotion of some common object, as literature, science, politics, good fellowship, etc.; esp. an association supported by equal assessments or contributions of the members
a joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund
to beat with a club
to throw, or allow to fall, into confusion
to unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions
to raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense
to form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite
to pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution
to drift in a current with an anchor out
Origin: [Cf. Icel. klubba, klumba, club, klumbufir a clubfoot, SW. klubba club, Dan. klump lump, klub a club, G. klumpen clump, kolben club, and E. clump.]
A club is an association of two or more people united by a common interest or goal. A service club, for example, exists for voluntary or charitable activities; there are clubs devoted to hobbies and sports, social activities clubs, political and religious clubs, and so forth.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klub, n. a heavy tapering stick, knobby or massy at one end, used to strike with: a cudgel: a bat used in certain games: an instrument for playing golf, variously with wooden heads, iron heads, and wooden heads with brass soles: a bunch; one of the four suits of cards: a combination: a clique, set: an association of persons for the joint study of literature, politics, &c., or for social ends: an association of persons who possess a building as a common resort for the members: a club-house, or the house occupied by a club.—v.t. to beat with a club: to gather into a bunch: to combine: to throw soldiers into confusion.—v.i. to join together for some common end: to combine together: to share in a common expense.—adjs. Club′bable, sociable; Clubbed, like a club.—n. Club′bing, beating: combination: a disease in some plants.—adj. Club′bish, given to clubs.—ns. Club′bism, the club system; Club′bist, Club′-foot, a deformed foot.—adj. Club′-foot′ed.—n. Club′-grass, a species of grass having a club-shaped articulation.—v.t. Club′-haul, (naut.), to tack by dropping the lee anchor and slipping the cable.—adj. Club′head′ed, having a thick head.—ns. Club′-house, a house for the accommodation of a club; Club′-law, government by violence; Club′-man, one who carries a club: a member of a club; Club′-mas′ter, the manager of, or purveyor for, a club; Club′-moss, one of the four genera of Lycopodiaceæ; Club′-room, the room in which a club meets; Club′-rush, a plant of many varieties of the genus Scripus or rush.—n.pl. Clubs (see Clumps). [Ice. and Sw. klubba; same root as Clump.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'club' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #575
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'club' in Written Corpus Frequency: #888
Rank popularity for the word 'club' in Nouns Frequency: #179
The numerical value of club in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of club in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
I sent the club a wire stating, PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT ME AS A MEMBER.
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals. The divine spark leaps from the finger of God to the finger of Adam.
We sent over 200 people through to Hollywood, and we narrowed it down, and then even further down to get to our top 48, and those 48 guys and girls we took into the House of Blues in Los Angeles to put them into a live club setting, where the band was set up, and they got up onstage and did a song each in front of the audience in that club.
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Translations for club
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- nagklub, klub, klawer, knuppel, donner, slaan, neekAfrikaans
- النادي الليلي, النادي, هراوة, نادٍ ليلي, نادٍ, سباتيArabic
- тояга, палка, спатия, трефа, клуб, сопаBulgarian
- bastó, trèvol, club, bastonejarCatalan, Valencian
- hůl, klub, klacek, obušek, kyj, kříž, spolekCzech
- kløver, klubDanish
- Schläger, Nachtlokal, Verein, Keule, Nachtklub, Klub, Bengel, Kreuz, zusammenlegen, schlagenGerman
- κλαμπ, λέσχη, σπαθί, ρόπαλοGreek
- trébol, club, bastón, discoteca, garrote, palo, garrotear, agrupar, apalearSpanish
- باشگاه, چماق, کلوب, خاج, باتونPersian
- kerho, maila, yökerho, risti, klubi, nuija, nuijiaFinnish
- boîte de nuit, club, bâton, trèfle, boîte, gourdin, bâtonnerFrench
- cròileanScottish Gaelic
- מועדון, מועדון לילה, תלתן, מחבט, אלה, חבטHebrew
- klub, ütő, nightclub, treff, szakkör, bunkóHungarian
- խաչ, ակումբ, գուրզ, լախտ, մահակArmenian
- clava, club, circolo, bastoneItalian
- 棍棒, クラブ, 倶楽部, ナイトクラブ, 棒Japanese
- 철퇴, 구락부, 클럽, 쇠몽둥이Korean
- kaşok, یانهKurdish
- sodālitās, fūstis, matiaLatin
- vāle, milnaLatvian
- klaveren, knuppel, club, slaan, neerknuppelenDutch
- klubbNorwegian Nynorsk
- kløver, klubbe, kølle, nattklubbNorwegian
- tsihał, báasdosNavajo, Navaho
- stowarzyszenie, trefl, maczuga, klub, kijPolish
- clube, taco, balada, paus, boate, clavaPortuguese
- крести, клуб, клюшка, дубина, бита, палица, дубинка, трефовая масть, трефа, ночной клуб, ударять, битьRussian
- клуб, klubSerbo-Croatian
- pálka, klubSlovak
- nattklubb, klubba, klubb, klöverSwedish
- klabu, rungu, pauSwahili
- kulüp, gece kulübü, sinekTurkish
- CLB, câu lạc bộVietnamese
- lustaf, klubVolapük
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