Definitions for member
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word member.
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"
anything that belongs to a set or class
"snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"
extremity, appendage, membernoun
an external body part that projects from the body
"it is important to keep the extremities warm"
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"
penis, phallus, membernoun
the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
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.
One who officially belongs to a group.
One of the propositions making up a syllogism.
An element of a set.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: membre, French; membrum, Latin.
The tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Jam. iii. 5.
Where the respondent limits or distinguishes any proposition, the opponent must prove his own proposition according to that member of the distinction in which the respondent denied it. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.
In poetry as in architecture, not only the whole but the principal members, and every part of them, should be great. Joseph Addison, Spect. №. 267.
My going to demand justice upon the five members, my enemies loaded with obloquies. Charles I .
Mean as I am, yet have the Muses made
Me free, a member of the tuneful trade. Dryden.
Sienna is adorned with many towers of brick, which, in the time of the commonwealth, were erected to such of the members as had done any considerable service to their country. Joseph Addison, on Italy.
to remember; to cause to remember; to mention
a part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb
hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body
a part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse
either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the sign of equality
any essential part, as a post, tie rod, strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss
any part of a building, whether constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of moldings
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
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.]
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
any one of the external appendages.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'member' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #537
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'member' in Written Corpus Frequency: #930
Rank popularity for the word 'member' in Nouns Frequency: #32
The numerical value of member in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of member in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Their constituents are getting mighty upset about the fact that their house member is not in the [Capitol], doing the job they were elected to do.
House members can't accept anything worth $50 or above unless one of the specific exceptions in the ethics rules allows for it, when a member receives benefits or items free of charge based upon their position it raises red flags.
He didn't appear angry or aggressive, he seemed depressed. As a Marine vet that served in Afghanistan and as an active member of the National Guard, all my training told me he was not a threat to others or me. Because of that I attempted to de-escalate the situation. I was just doing my job.
Two years ago, I decided to tell my story as a member of Congress because I was so deeply concerned about the abortion ban legislation that was coming out from states across the country. Today, I am testifying before you because I want you to know that there are so many different situations that people face in making these choices.
I, in the possible strongest terms, condemn and deplore the attack and the killing of a member of a minority religious community. They are also peace loving citizens of this soil and have the right to live in this country.
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- membre viril, membreCatalan, Valencian
- končetina, členCzech
- Mitglied, GliedGerman
- membro, korpoparto, anoEsperanto
- miembro viril, miembroSpanish
- 会員, 構成員, メンバーJapanese
- sodalis, membrumLatin
- biedrs, loceklisLatvian
- ledemaat, lidDutch
- medlemNorwegian Nynorsk
- mădular, membruRomanian
- член, часть телаRussian
- član, члaнSerbo-Croatian
- ud, članSlovene
- manslem, lem, medlemSwedish
- aza, uzuv, üyeTurkish
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