What does CLUB mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. club(noun)

    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"

  4. clubhouse, club(noun)

    a building that is occupied by a social club

    "the clubhouse needed a new roof"

  5. golf club, golf-club, club(noun)

    golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball

  6. club(noun)

    a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more black trefoils on it

    "he led a small club"; "clubs were trumps"

  7. 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"

  8. club(verb)

    unite with a common purpose

    "The two men clubbed together"

  9. club(verb)

    gather and spend time together

    "They always club together"

  10. club, bludgeon(verb)

    strike with a club or a bludgeon

  11. club(verb)

    gather into a club-like mass

    "club hair"


  1. club(Noun)

    A heavy stick intended for use as a weapon.

  2. club(Noun)

    An association of members joining together for some common purpose, especially sports or recreation.

  3. club(Noun)

    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.

  4. club(Noun)

    A playing card marked with the symbol .

  5. club(Noun)

    An implement to hit the ball in some ballgames, e.g. golf.

  6. club(Noun)

    Any set of people with a shared characteristic.

  7. club(Verb)

    to hit with a club.

    He clubbed the poor dog.

  8. club(Verb)

    to join together to form a group.

  9. club(Verb)

    To combine into a club-shaped mass.

  10. club(Verb)

    To go to nightclubs.

  11. Origin: From clubbe, from klubba, cognate with Old High German kolbo and German Kolbe

Webster Dictionary

  1. Club(noun)

    a heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded the hand; a weapon; a cudgel

  2. Club(noun)

    any card of the suit of cards having a figure like the trefoil or clover leaf. (pl.) The suit of cards having such figure

  3. Club(noun)

    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

  4. Club(noun)

    a joint charge of expense, or any person's share of it; a contribution to a common fund

  5. Club(verb)

    to beat with a club

  6. Club(verb)

    to throw, or allow to fall, into confusion

  7. Club(verb)

    to unite, or contribute, for the accomplishment of a common end; as, to club exertions

  8. Club(verb)

    to raise, or defray, by a proportional assesment; as, to club the expense

  9. Club(verb)

    to form a club; to combine for the promotion of some common object; to unite

  10. Club(verb)

    to pay on equal or proportionate share of a common charge or expense; to pay for something by contribution

  11. Club(verb)

    to drift in a current with an anchor out

  12. 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.]


  1. Club

    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

  1. Club

    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.]

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Club

    From the German kleben, to adhere, cleave to, associate.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CLUB' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #575

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CLUB' in Written Corpus Frequency: #888

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CLUB' in Nouns Frequency: #179

How to pronounce CLUB?

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How to say CLUB in sign language?

  1. club


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CLUB in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CLUB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of CLUB in a Sentence

  1. Marc Girard:

    A football club like ours.

  2. Carl Pastrone:

    It cost the booster club zero.

  3. Alan Exelrod:

    They ran Kleiner Perkins like a boys' club.

  4. Ernest Eckenrode:

    Every gun club has safety as a top priority.

  5. Amanda Schrader:

    I was at that Bible Club. I knew it was you.

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