Definition of Member in English :

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Member meaning in English

Meaning of Member in English

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Member pronunciation in English

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1. fellow member, member

one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)

Example Sentences:
'only members will be admitted'
'a member of the faculty'
'she was introduced to all the members of his family'

2. member

anything that belongs to a set or class

Example Sentences:
'snakes are members of the class Reptilia'
'members of the opposite sex'

3. appendage, extremity, member

an external body part that projects from the body

Example Sentences:
'it is important to keep the extremities warm'

4. member

an organization that is a member of another organization (especially a state that belongs to a group of nations)

Example Sentences:
'the library was a member of the interlibrary loan association'
'Canada is a member of the United Nations'

5. member, penis, phallus

the male organ of copulation (member' is a euphemism)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of member
a person who belongs to a club, political party, etc
any individual plant or animal in a taxonomic group
a member of the species
any part of an animal body, such as a limb
4.  another word for penis
any part of a plant, such as a petal, root, etc
6. mathematics
any individual object belonging to a set or logical class
a distinct part of a whole, such as a proposition in a syllogism
a component part of a building or construction
noun (sometimes not capital)
1.  short for Member of Parliament
2.  short for Member of Congress
a member of some other legislative body

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see synonyms of member
a part or organ of a human or animal body
; specif.,
an arm or leg
the penis
a part of a plant considered with regard to structure or position rather than function
a distinct part or element of a whole, as of a mathematical equation, a sentence, a syllogism, a series, a building, a bridge, etc.
a part or division in a system of classification
species are members of a genus
a person belonging to some association, society, community, party, etc.
5.  [usually M-]
a.  US
Member of Congress
Member of Parliament

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of member
1. A distinct part of a whole, especially:
a. Linguistics A syntactic unit of a sentence; a clause.
b. Logic A proposition of a syllogism.
c. Mathematics An element in a set.
2. A part or an organ of a human or animal body, as:
a. A limb, such as an arm or a leg.
b. The penis.
3. A part of a plant.
4. One that belongs to a group or organization: a club member; a bank that is a member of the FDIC.
5. Mathematics The expression on either side of an equality sign.
6. A structural unit, such as a beam or wall.

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