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"
anything that belongs to a set or class
"snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"
extremity, appendage, member(noun)
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, member(noun)
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.
Origin: [OE. membre, F. membre, fr. L. membrum; cf. Goth. mimz flesh, Skr. mamsa.]
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.
Origin: From membre, from membre, from membrum, from memso-. Akin to *, menus.
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
Origin: [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.]
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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
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- membre, membre virilCatalan, Valencian
- člen, končetinaCzech
- Mitglied, GliedGerman
- korpoparto, ano, membroEsperanto
- miembro viril, miembroSpanish
- 構成員, 会員, メンバーJapanese
- sodalis, membrumLatin
- loceklis, biedrsLatvian
- ledemaat, lidDutch
- medlemNorwegian Nynorsk
- membru, mădularRomanian
- член, часть телаRussian
- члaн, članSerbo-Croatian
- ud, članSlovene
- lem, medlem, manslemSwedish
- üye, uzuv, azaTurkish
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