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For far too long the House of Commons has been run as little more than a private club by and for gentleman amateurs.
John Bercow

Meaning of "club" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CLUB

From Old Norse klubba, related to Middle High German klumpe group of trees, clump, Old English clympre lump of metal.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CLUB

club  [klʌb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLUB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Club is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb club in English.

WHAT DOES CLUB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

club

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.

Definition of club in the English dictionary

The first definition of club in the dictionary is a stout stick, usually with one end thicker than the other, esp one used as a weapon. Other definition of club is a group or association of people with common aims or interests. Club is also the room, building, or facilities used by such a group.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CLUB

PRESENT

Present
I club
you club
he/she/it clubs
we club
you club
they club
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
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
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I clubbed
you clubbed
he/she/it clubbed
we clubbed
you clubbed
they 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
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
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will club
you will club
he/she/it will club
we will club
you will club
they will club
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
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 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
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would club
you would club
he/she/it would club
we would club
you would club
they would club
Conditional continuous
I would be clubbing
you would be clubbing
he/she/it would be clubbing
we would be clubbing
you would be clubbing
they would be clubbing
Conditional perfect
I would have club
you would have club
he/she/it would have club
we would have club
you would have club
they would have club
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been clubbing
you would have been clubbing
he/she/it would have been clubbing
we would have been clubbing
you would have been clubbing
they would have been clubbing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you club
we let´s club
you club
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to club
Past participle
clubbed
Present Participle
clubbing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLUB


blub
blʌb
clubs
klʌb
flub
flʌb
interclub
ɪntəˈklʌb
nightclub
ˈnaɪtˌklʌb
schlub
ʃlʌb
slub
slʌb
superclub
ˈsuːpərˌklʌb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLUB

cloze test
club car
club chair
club class
club culture
club deal
club foot
club hand
club line
club member
club moss
club root
club sandwich
club soda
club steak
club subscription
club-class
club-footed
club-handed
clubability

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLUB

book club
breakfast club
comedy club
country club
fan club
Four-H club
golf club
health club
in the club
jazz club
Jockey Club
Lions Club
on the club
Paris Club
Rotary Club
social club
strip club
supper club
yacht club
youth club

Synonyms and antonyms of club in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CLUB»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «club» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of club

Translation of «club» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLUB

Find out the translation of club to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of club from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «club» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

俱乐部
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

club
570 millions of speakers

English

club
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्लब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نادٍ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клуб
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

clube
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্লাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

club
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelab
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Keule
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クラブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

무기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Klub
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

câu lạc bộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சங்கம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्लब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kulüp
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

club
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

klub
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клуб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

club
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λέσχη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klub
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klubba
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klubbe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of club

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLUB»

The term «club» is very widely used and occupies the 751 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLUB» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «club» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «club» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about club

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CLUB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word club.
1
Jami Attenberg
Maybe just as many women writers as male writers could be billed as the next great American writer by their publisher. Maybe book criticism sections could review an equal amount of female and male writers. Maybe Oprah could start putting some books by women authors in her book club, since most of her audience is women.
2
John Bercow
For far too long the House of Commons has been run as little more than a private club by and for gentleman amateurs.
3
Dennis Bergkamp
It's fantastic for Arsenal, and for English football as well. You've got an English club with a lot of young English talent committing themselves to a club.
4
Shelley Berman
My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's.
5
Simon Bird
If people are asking me for clubbing tips, then they're in real trouble. My clubbing tip is never go to a club, because they're horrible and I hate them. I'm more of a dinner party guy.
6
Tommy Bolt
If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy going back to pick it up.
7
Nicholas Braun
I was in the drama club, and I was one of seven co-presidents of the student body. Students elected me; I don't know why! There were only 330 kids in my high school, though, so it wasn't a lot of kids to impress or reign over.
8
Bill Buckner
I'd rather not, but if it will help the club, I'll do it. My ankle injury still bothers me sometimes.
9
Bill Burr
I still remember the first gig where I got people going, it was Rascals in New Jersey, and the place was packed. I was scared. People were expecting me to be funny. I gotta be honest, every time I walk into a club, it's that same fear.
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Drew Busby
Hearts was the pinnacle of my career. After I left, it really was downhill. Hearts is the club I always associate myself with, and I'm proud to have played for them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLUB»

Discover the use of club in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to club and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fight Club
Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight Club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter and dark, anarchic genius.
Chuck Palahniuk, 2011
2
The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War
It tells the story of four remarkable young men, the stresses, tensions and moral dilemmas of working in situations of extreme violence, pain and suffering, the relationships between the four and the story of the end of apartheid.
Greg Marinovich, Joao Silva, 2012
3
The Joy Luck Club
Encompassing two generations and a rich blend of Chinese and American history, the story of four struggling, strong women also reveals their daughter's memories and feelings.
Amy Tan, 2006
4
The Mother-Daughter Book Club
The book club is about to get a makeover.
Heather Vogel Frederick, 2010
5
The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive ...
The Presidents Club, established at Dwight Eisenhower’s inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of the Oval Office and yet are eternal rivals for history’s ...
Nancy Gibbs, Michael Duffy, 2012
6
Nukespeak: Nuclear Language, Visions, and Mindset
Examines the public relations efforts of the nuclear power industry and analyzes its use of euphemisms and confusing language in order to encourage the development of nuclear energy
Stephen Hilgartner, Richard C. Bell, Rory O'Connor, 1982
7
Geography Club
" Brent Hartinger's debut novel, what became first of a series about Russel Middlebrook, is a fast–paced, funny, and trenchant portrait of contemporary teenagers who may not learn any actual geography in their latest club, but who learn ...
Brent Hartinger, 2009
8
The First Wives Club
Three faithful, middle-aged wives, who have been abandoned for "trophy wives"--younger, blonder, and sexier models--by their successful husbands, plot their sweet revenge. 100,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. Lit Guild Feat Alt. Tour.
Olivia Goldsmith, 1992
9
The End of Your Life Book Club
This is the inspiring true story of a son and his mother, who start a “book club” that brings them together as her life comes to a close.
Will Schwalbe, 2012
10
Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico
This second edition features a new preface by the author as well as updated and expanded text, notes, and bibliography.
William H. Beezley, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLUB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term club is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Udinese: Serie A alternative club guide
The club wanted it to have 22,000 seats but the city preferred a capacity of 30,000; being part-owned by local authorities it is a bureaucratic ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Garrick Club votes against accepting women members
Yesterday, 51pc of members attending the club's annual general meeting voted in favour of breaking a 184-year tradition and accepting women ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Who'd want to join the Garrick Club?
I fail to understand why the Guardian devoted almost an entire page to the fact that the Garrick Club will continue to exclude women from its ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Wimbledon 2015: Wednesday All England Club Schedule and …
No one is going to stop Serena Williams at Wimbledon this year. On Tuesday, Williams shook off what might have been her last serious test en ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
5
Razor Wars: Harry's Raises $75 Million To Fight Gillette And Dollar …
But two start-ups—Harry's and Dollar Shave Club—are out to trim off some of that market share with cheaper blades, hipper marketing and a ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
6
Yohan Cabaye close to Crystal Palace move as club agree fee with …
Cabaye is still to decide over the move to Selhurst Park with West Ham also interested but Palace have agreed to pay a club record £10million ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Blackpool fans table £16million bid to buy club from Oyston family
A group of Blackpool fans have tabled a £16million bid to buy the club from owners Owen Oyston and his family. Blackpool Supporters' Trust ... «talkSPORT.com, Jul 15»
8
PGA Grand Slam of Golf Moved From Trump National Golf Club
The PGA of America said on Tuesday that this year's PGA Grand Slam of Golf tournament will not be played at the Los Angeles golf club owned ... «TIME, Jul 15»
9
Club cricketer dies after ball hits chest
A club cricketer in England has died after being struck on the chest while batting. Bavalan Pathmanathan, 24, was hit while playing in division ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
10
MLS expansion team Atlanta United FC unveil logo, club colors and …
Atlanta United FC unveiled their club badge and colors on Tuesday night at an event held for club supporters at a local midtown Atlanta ... «MLSsoccer.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Club [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/club>. Nov 2019 ».
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