|1.||[ noun ] (baseball,sport) a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together|
|Synonyms:||ball_club nine baseball_club|
"each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
|Related terms:||baseball_team baseball_league|
|2.||[ noun ] a formal association of people with similar interests|
|Synonyms:||society order lodge gild guild|
"he joined a golf club" "they formed a small lunch society" "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
|Related terms:||association sorority chapter fraternity country_club tennis_club yacht_club glee_club golf_club hunt Veterans_of_Foreign_Wars American_Legion bookclub racket_club athenaeum turnverein rowing_club slate_club chess_club secret_society service_club investors_club jockey_club club_member ordain|
|3.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||stick bludgeon truncheon knobkerrie Indian_club lathi cudgel bat|
|4.||[ noun ] a building occupied by a club|
"the clubhouse needed a new roof"
|Related terms:||building reading_room clubroom|
|5.||[ noun ] (golf,games) golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball|
|Synonyms:||golf-club golf_club golfclub|
|Related terms:||golf_equipment iron wood golfclub_head|
|6.||[ verb ] unite with a common purpose|
"The two men clubbed together"
|7.||[ noun ] (business) a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink|
|Synonyms:||nightclub nightspot cabaret|
"don't expect a good meal at a cabaret" "he got his information by visiting nightclubs" "he played at a jazz club"
|Related terms:||spot honkytonk supper_club|
|8.||[ verb ] gather and spend time together|
"They always club together"
|9.||[ verb ] strike with a club or a bludgeon|
|Related terms:||hit bludgeoner|
|10.||[ noun ] (cards) a playing card in the minor suit of clubs (having one or more black trefoils on it)|
"he led a small club" "clubs were trumps"
|Related terms:||playing_card minor_suit|