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. Patricia Bullrich:

    A case has been resolved, if it hadnt been resolved, it would mean a profound political crisis because there is a member of the lower house of Congress fighting for his life after suffering an attack from a mafia clan that didnt hesitate to kill a person for personal issues.

  2. Lori Lightfoot:

    I'm a Black woman and I'm a member of the LGBTQ community, it's not okay that systemic racism, homophobia, and sexism still exist but I'm going to play the cards that I'm dealt.

  3. Cecile Richards:

    Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, defended the organization’s practices and maintained the group does not illegally sell fetal tissue. But, in a video statement [ Cecile Richards said ] … This is unacceptable, and I personally apologize for the staff member’s tone and statements.

  4. Donna Ballman:

    You are stunned, losing your job is as devastating as losing a family member — the trauma is real. You wouldn't sign something the minute you find out you lost a family member.

  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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