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club

club

 
 
pronunciation:
kluhb
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy wooden stick that is used as a weapon.
definition 2: a group of people who meet for a special, shared purpose.
My friend belongs to a book club.
similar words:
association, band, brotherhood, clan, community, fellowship, gang, group, lodge, organization, outfit, ring, society, team
definition 3: the place where a club meets.
Mr. Perez goes to a health club every Thursday.
synonyms:
headquarters, lodge
similar words:
center, rendezvous
definition 4: a long stick used to hit the ball in golf.
similar words:
iron, putter, wood
definition 5: a black figure in the shape of a clover that can be found on a playing card; a card marked with this figure.
The three of clubs is considered bad luck in some card games.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clubbed, clubbing, clubs
definition: to hit or strike with a club or as if with a club.
Some people were clubbed by the police during the riot.
synonyms:
bat
similar words:
batter, beat, flail, hit, strike
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