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club

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of club

  1. 1 a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment <hit the prisoner with a club if he tries anything funny> Synonyms bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, rung [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian] Related Words blackjack, knobkerrie, mace; birch, crabstick, hickory, rattan, stave, switch; beetle, gavel, hammer, mallet, maul, sledgehammer; crook, crosier (or crozier), walking stick, whangee

  2. 2 the meeting place of an organization <the Elks gather at their club every Monday evening> Synonyms clubhouse, lodge Related Words den, hangout, haunt, hideaway, hideout, lair; camp, headquarters; conventicle, hall, house, meetinghouse

  3. 3 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <an alumni club> Synonyms board, brotherhood, chamber, association, college, congress, consortium, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, league, order, organization, society, sodalityRelated Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate

  4. 4 a bar or restaurant offering special nighttime entertainment (as music, dancing, or comedy acts) <a weekly newspaper column devoted to current happenings on the local club scene> Synonyms bistro, boîte, cabaret, café (also cafe), nightclub, nightspot, nitery (also niterie), roadhouse, supper clubRelated Words a-go-go, disco, discotheque (or discothéque); barroom, pub [chiefly British], public house [chiefly British], saloon, tavern; clip joint [slang], dive, honky-tonk, key club, speakeasy; canteen, watering hole, watering place




club

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of club

  1. 1 to form or enter into an association that furthers the interests of its members <clubbed together to share their love of model rockets> Synonyms associate, band (together), ally, coalesce, cohere, confederate, conjoin, cooperate, federate, league, uniteRelated Words cabal, collaborate, gang up, hang together, team (up); incorporate, organize, unionize; affiliate; amalgamate, combine, conglomerate, consolidate, converge, group, join, merge; knot, link, tie, wedNear Antonyms detach, disengage, dissolve, disunite, divorce, part, segregate, separate, sever, split, sunder; alienate, estrange, fall outAntonyms break up, disband

  2. 2 to strike repeatedly <frustrated, the gardener clubbed the inoffensive weed into submission> Synonyms bash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, beat, curry, do, drub, fib [British], flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lash, lather, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work overRelated Words assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate




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