What does member mean?

Definitions for memberˈmɛm bər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word member.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. member, fellow member(noun)

    one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)

    "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"

  2. member(noun)

    anything that belongs to a set or class

    "snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"

  3. extremity, appendage, member(noun)

    an external body part that projects from the body

    "it is important to keep the extremities warm"

  4. member(noun)

    an organization that is a member of another organization (especially a state that belongs to a group of nations)

    "the library was a member of the interlibrary loan association"; "Canada is a member of the United Nations"

  5. penis, phallus, member(noun)

    the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)

GCIDE

  1. Member(n.)

    Hence: A part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body; as: (a) A part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse. (b) (Math.) Either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the sign of equality. (c) (Engin.) Any essential part, as a post, tie rod, strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss. (d) (Arch.) Any part of a building, whether constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of moldings. (e) One of the persons composing a society, community, or the like; an individual forming part of an association; as, a member of the society of Friends. (f) (Math.) one of the elements which, taken together, comprise a set. (g) (Math.) one of the individual objects which comprise a group or class.

  2. Origin: [OE. membre, F. membre, fr. L. membrum; cf. Goth. mimz flesh, Skr. mamsa.]

Wiktionary

  1. member(Noun)

    One who officially belongs to a group.

  2. member(Noun)

    A limb.

  3. member(Noun)

    The penis.

  4. member(Noun)

    One of the propositions making up a syllogism.

  5. member(Noun)

    An element of a set.

  6. member(Noun)

    In object-oriented programming, a function or piece of data associated with each separate instance of a class.

  7. Origin: From membre, from membre, from membrum, from memso-. Akin to *, menus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Member(verb)

    to remember; to cause to remember; to mention

  2. Member(noun)

    a part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb

  3. Member(noun)

    hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body

  4. Member(noun)

    a part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse

  5. Member(noun)

    either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the sign of equality

  6. Member(noun)

    any essential part, as a post, tie rod, strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss

  7. Member(noun)

    any part of a building, whether constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of moldings

  8. Member(noun)

    one of the persons composing a society, community, or the like; an individual forming part of an association; as, a member of the society of Friends

  9. Origin: [See Remember.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Member

    mem′bėr, n. an integral part of a whole, esp. a limb of an animal: a clause: one of a society: a representative in a legislative body.—adj. Mem′bered, having limbs.—n. Mem′bership, the state of being a member or one of a society: the members of a body regarded as a whole.—adj. Mem′bral, pertaining to the limbs rather than the trunk. Member of Parliament, a member of the House of Commons, M.P. [Fr. membre—L. membrum.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'member' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #537

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'member' in Written Corpus Frequency: #930

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'member' in Nouns Frequency: #32

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of member in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of member in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you are not the member of any religion, it means that you are the member of truth!

  2. Mark Twain:

    Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of congress but I repeat myself.

  3. William Gardner:

    If they're going to run in the primary, they have to be a registered member of the party, our declaration of candidacy form that they have to fill out says 'I am a registered member of the party.'.

  4. John Stuart Mill:

    The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.

  5. Seo Jae-pyoung:

    The difference between being a Party member or non-member used to be the difference between being treated like a human or not, the pride people got from being a member of the Party has weakened. People only care about money now.

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