Definition and Meanings for club

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Club is ranked 21,463 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of club

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of club

cf. icel. klubba, klumba, club, klumbuf a clubfoot, sw. klubba club, dan. klump lump, klub a club, g. klumpen clump, kolben club, and e. clump cf. the spanish name bastos, and sp. baston staff, club

Meaning of club

as noun

  • a heavy staff of wood, usually tapering, and wielded with 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.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.

as intransitive verb

  • 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.
  • No antonyms for club

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