Definition of Member

1. Noun. One of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization). "She was introduced to all the members of his family"




2. Noun. Anything that belongs to a set or class. "Members of the opposite sex"
Generic synonyms: Component, Component Part, Constituent, Part, Portion
Derivative terms: Membership, Membership

3. Noun. An external body part that projects from the body. "It is important to keep the extremities warm"
Exact synonyms: Appendage, Extremity
Specialized synonyms: Chelicera, Mouthpart, Fang, Chela, Claw, Nipper, Pincer, Parapodium, Fin, Pleopod, Swimmeret, Limb, Dactyl, Digit
Generic synonyms: External Body Part

4. Noun. An organization that is a member of another organization (especially a state that belongs to a group of nations). "Canada is a member of the United Nations"
Generic synonyms: Social Unit, Unit
Derivative terms: Membership

5. Noun. The male organ of copulation ('member' is a euphemism).

Definition of Member

1. v. t. To remember; to cause to remember; to mention.

2. n. A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.

Definition of Member

1. Noun. One who officially belongs to a group. ¹

2. Noun. A limb. ¹

3. Noun. The penis. ¹

4. Noun. (logic) One of the propositions making up a syllogism. ¹

5. Noun. (set theory) An element of a set. ¹

6. Noun. (computing programming) In object-oriented programming, a function or piece of data associated with each separate instance of a class. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Member

1. a distinct part of a whole [n -S] : MEMBERED [adj]

Medical Definition of Member

1. 1. A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb. "We have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office." (Rom. Xii. 4) 2. Hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body; as: A part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse. 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. Compression member, Tension member, a member, as a rod, brace, etc, which is subjected to compression or tension, respectively. Origin: OE. Membre, F. Membre, fr. L. Membrum; cf. Goth. Mimz flesh, Skr. Mamsa. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Member Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Member

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meltons
meltproof
melts
meltwater
meltwaters
melty
melvins
melzer's reagent
melæna
melænæ
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mem.
memadmittance
memantine
member (current term)
member bank
member field
member fields
member for Barkshire
member function
member functions
member of staff
member state
member states
member variable
member variables
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memberless
members

Literary usage of Member

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedingsby American Society of Civil Engineers by American Society of Civil Engineers (1902)
"Elected an Associate member, 176. "Improvement of the Black Warrior. ... member, 176. "Is it Unprofessional for an Engineer to be a Patentee ? ..."

2. Proceedingsby American Society of Civil Engineers by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"Elected an Associate member, 3. ROBINSON, GL—Paper by, 423. ... Elected an Associate member, 52. San Francisco Association of members of the American ..."

3. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1837)
"If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call to order; in which case, the member ..."

4. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1851)
"If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed; if otherwise, he shall not be permitted to ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"He became captain in 1866, major in 1875, lieutenant-colonel in 1882, and brevet colonel in 1886. From 1861 to 1868 he served as associate-member of the ..."

6. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1905)
"member Boston Society of Natural History and one of its curators. 188B. Corresponding member Connecticut Natural History Society. 1837. ..."

7. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"5, and charged that the appellant, on the 25th of April, I860, unlawfully refusal to pay the respondent, he being a trev member of the society, ..."

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