What does Member mean?

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ˈmɛm bərMem·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. member, fellow membernoun

    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. membernoun

    anything that belongs to a set or class

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

  3. extremity, appendage, membernoun

    an external body part that projects from the body

    "it is important to keep the extremities warm"

  4. membernoun

    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, membernoun

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

GCIDE

  1. Membernoun

    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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. membernoun

    One who officially belongs to a group.

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

  2. membernoun

    A limb.

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

  3. membernoun

    The penis.

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

  4. membernoun

    One of the propositions making up a syllogism.

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

  5. membernoun

    An element of a set.

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

  6. membernoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memberverb

    to remember; to cause to remember; to mention

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  2. Membernoun

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  3. Membernoun

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  4. Membernoun

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  5. Membernoun

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  6. Membernoun

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  7. Membernoun

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  8. Membernoun

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. member

    A person who participates or joins a group.

    The local government member was efficient, effective and worked in unity with the people.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 8, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Member

    any one of the external appendages.

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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

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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

Examples of Member in a Sentence

  1. Senator Paul:

    The Afghanistan war going beyond its original mission has an enormous cost, if the president and my colleagues want to continue the war in Afghanistan, then at the very least Congress should vote on it. I ’ll insist they do this fall, and I ’ll be leading the charge for' no.' Graham, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, thinks Trump has the authority to increase troop levels. However, he suggested the president will have to go through Congress to at least get the money for additional soldiers.

  2. Donna Lopiano:

    I don't think The NCAA can be fixed because of who is running The NCAA, what needs to happen -- take the power away from the member institutions. Someone has to say : These are the conditions under which to operate. Congress has the power to do that.

  3. Anthony Scaramucci:

    No, because he would have a nightmare on his hands in politics. It's very, very different in politics, Ana, than in business, if Jeff Sessions was the general counsel for the Trump Organization, Trump Organization's a totally different set of personnel decisions than if Jeff Sessions is Jeff Sessions Cabinet member, Jeff Sessions, has a ton of friends in the Senate.

  4. Sloane Stephens:

    I try to focus on what I can control, as a member of the WTA Players ’ Council, I’ve been involved in the conversations about what the return to play looks like and how to manage all the different scenarios, so I respect what needs to be done to keep people safe.

  5. Robert Bloom:

    What it means is that Lloyd's family might be able to collect from the estate, they would have an action against the estate because of the wrongful death of their family member.

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