What does Member mean?

Definitions for Member
ˈmɛm bərMem·ber

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

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. Jeremy Farrar:

    What we need to see now is action, the WHO's leadership and its member states must make 2016 the year in which we learn the lessons of past epidemics and pandemics and implement these valuable measures, to build a more resilient global health system.

  2. Kevin McCarthy:

    Paul Gosar didn't see it before it posted. It was not Paul Gosar intent to show any harm, what I said to conference was( we) can not accept any action or showing of a violence to another member.

  3. Thomas Bach:

    Darya Klishina has been declared eligible by Darya Klishina international federation, now it is up to Darya Klishina National Olympic Committee to decide about Darya Klishina entry to the Rio Games and then Darya Klishina would be a member of the Russian team.

  4. Tony Papa:

    I think is disgusting. I think it's political and this is aimed at Trump, if I were a member of this church, I'd drop out, I really would, it's very disgusting.

  5. New York Giants:

    Frank Gifford was the ultimate Giant. He was the face of our franchise for so many years. More importantly, he was a treasured member of our family, for my siblings and me, Frank was like a revered older brother whom we looked up to and admired. We loved him and will miss him terribly.

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