club together

club together
POOL RESOURCES, join forces, team up, band together, get together, pull together, collaborate, ally; informal have a whip-round.
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ˌclub to ˈgether [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they club together he/she/it clubs together present participle clubbing together past tense clubbed together past participle clubbed together] phrasal verb
if people club together, each of them gives some money so that all the money collected can be used to buy something
Thesaurus: to earn or to get moneysynonym
Main entry: club

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club together [phrasal verb]
Brit : to combine your money with the money of other people
◇ If a group of people club together to do something, each member of the group gives some money to pay for something.

We clubbed together to buy him a new watch.

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Main Entry:club

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ˌclub toˈgether derived
(BrE) if two or more people club together, they each give an amount of money and the total is used to pay for sth

We clubbed together to buy them a new television.

Main entry:clubderived

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  • club — [13] The original meaning of club is ‘thick heavy stick for hitting people’; it was borrowed from Old Norse klubba. The sense ‘association’ developed in the 17th century, apparently originally as a verb. To club together seems to have been based… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • club — [13] The original meaning of club is ‘thick heavy stick for hitting people’; it was borrowed from Old Norse klubba. The sense ‘association’ developed in the 17th century, apparently originally as a verb. To club together seems to have been based… …   Word origins

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