What does Member mean?

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ˈmɛm bərMem·ber

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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. member(Noun)

    One who officially belongs to a group.

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

  2. member(Noun)

    A limb.

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

  3. member(Noun)

    The penis.

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

  4. member(Noun)

    One of the propositions making up a syllogism.

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

  5. member(Noun)

    An element of a set.

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

  6. member(Noun)

    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. Member(verb)

    to remember; to cause to remember; to mention

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  2. Member(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  3. Member(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  4. Member(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  5. Member(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  6. Member(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  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

    Etymology: [See Remember.]

  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

    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  

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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How to say Member in sign language?

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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. Harry Reid:

    I along with every other member of the Democratic caucus will be on the floor next week, the week after that, the week after that, as long as it takes to bring to the attention of America the failure of this Republican Senate to meet its constitutional mandate.

  2. Welles Orr:

    I don't think any responsible member of Congress would oppose the USMCA and see NAFTA withdrawn. That would cause utter havoc in the markets, disrupt our agreements and disrupt our supply chains.

  3. Fergus Cullen:

    It is my belief that Mr. Trump must present evidence that he is a registered member of the Republican Party because his views, expressed over decades, are inconsistent with the Republican Party platform and the Republican Party of New Hampshire's statement of principles and bylaws.

  4. The Maltese government:

    None of the migrants will remain in Malta. The ship Alan Kurdi will not be allowed to enter Malta, once again the smallest member of the European Union was put under unnecessary pressure, being asked to resolve a case which was neither its responsibility nor its remit.

  5. Michael Steinbach:

    In the majority of cases, we know that someone recognizes that change in behavior, that radicalization, that family member or friend chooses not to intervene. And by not getting involved, the story ends in a very familiar fashion, and that's death.

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