Associations to the word «Clan»


CLAN, noun. (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
CLAN, noun. A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
CLAN, noun. Any association of people behaving clannishly.
CLAN, noun. (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
CLAN, noun. A badger colony.
CLAN CONTROL, noun. (management) A control system which relies on shared values and norms rather than bureaucratic structures.
CLAN MATE, noun. Alternative spelling of clanmate
CLAN MATES, noun. Plural of clan mate

Dictionary definition

CLAN, noun. Group of people related by blood or marriage.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.