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. Donald Trump:

    They would not let him buy the missile that he wanted to buy, which is the Patriot. He's a NATO member. He's somebody that I've become friendly with. And you have to treat people fairly, i don't think he was treated fairly.

  2. Jolly Joseph:

    She is not even a member of this diocese. She came here after getting married, jolly was not a frequent visitor here, nor did she have anything to do with the activities of Lourdes Matha Church.

  3. Charles Moran:

    Brownley is a very junior member in the minority party, contrast that against ... Antonio Sabato Jr. ... you have somebody who is a member of the majority party who has good relations with the Trump administration.

  4. Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr:

    The Special Counsel's Office has undertaken stringent controls to prohibit unauthorized disclosures and will deal severely with any member who engages in this conduct.

  5. Newport Beach police:

    San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office spokesman Christopher Lee confirmed to Fox 11 the following: A member of our office was involved in an incident that is currently under investigation. Lee declined to comment further. A law enforcement source told the local news station that the woman was about to give closing arguments in a gang murder trial and may have been targeted by gang members and that she's been followed before. I heard things coming out of her mouth like, 'Was I raped?,' 'I was unconscious. I don't know how long,' 'Are they here?,' 'Are they coming?' Still a little scatterbrained, Cary said. We turned around and saw a woman who could barely walk covered head-to-toe in blood.

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