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mem·ber

 (mĕm′bər)
n.
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.

[Middle English membre, from Old French, from Latin membrum.]

member

(ˈmɛmbə)
n
1. a person who belongs to a club, political party, etc
2. (Biology) any individual plant or animal in a taxonomic group: a member of the species.
3. (Zoology) any part of an animal body, such as a limb
4. (Anatomy) another word for penis
5. (Botany) any part of a plant, such as a petal, root, etc
6. (Mathematics) maths any individual object belonging to a set or logical class
7. (Logic) a distinct part of a whole, such as a proposition in a syllogism
8. (Architecture) a component part of a building or construction
[C13: from Latin membrum limb, part]
ˈmemberless adj

Member

(ˈmɛmbə)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for Member of Parliament
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) short for Member of Congress
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of some other legislative body

mem•ber

(ˈmɛm bər)

n.
1. a person, animal, plant, or thing belonging to or forming part of an organization, taxon, or other group.
2. a part or organ of an animal body; a limb.
3. penis.
4. a structural entity of a plant body.
5. a constituent part of any structural or composite whole, as a subordinate architectural feature of a building.
6. a person belonging to a legislative body.
7. Math.
a. either side of an equation.
b. an element of a set.
8. a stratigraphic unit recognized within a geologic formation and mapped as such.
[1250–1300; Middle English membre < Old French < Latin membrum]
mem′ber•less, adj.

mem·ber

(mĕm′bər)
Mathematics
1. A quantity that belongs to a set.
2. The expression on either side of an equality sign.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)member - 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"
Areopagite - a member of the council of the Areopagus
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
brother - a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group); "none of his brothers would betray him"
cabalist - a member of a cabal
charter member - one of the original members when an organization was founded
commissioner - a member of a commission
committee member - a member of a committee
council member, councillor - a member of a council
Conservative - a member of a Conservative Party
fellow - a member of a learned society; "he was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association"
homeboy - a fellow male member of a youth gang
homegirl - a fellow female member of a youth gang
huddler - a member of a huddle
inductee - a person inducted into an organization or social group; "Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth were 1936 inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame"
joiner - a person who likes to join groups
kibbutznik - a member of a kibbutz
kolkhoznik - a member of a kolkhoz
board member - a member of a governing board
clan member, clansman, clanswoman - a member of a clan
club member - someone who is a member of a club
pledge - someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group
Rosicrucian - a member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore
Rosicrucian - a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society
Rotarian - a member of a Rotary Club
sister - a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; "none of her sisters would betray her"
sodalist - a member of a sodality
tribesman - someone who lives in a tribe
nonmember - a person who is not a member
2.member - anything that belongs to a set or classmember - anything that belongs to a set or class; "snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"
component part, part, portion, component, constituent - something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
3.member - an external body part that projects from the bodymember - an external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm"
chelicera - either of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing
mouthpart - any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding
fang - an appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom; usually evolved from the legs
chela, nipper, pincer, claw - a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
parapodium - one of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid that functions in locomotion and breathing
fin - organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
pleopod, swimmeret - one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
external body part - any body part visible externally
limb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
dactyl, digit - a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
4.member - 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"
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
5.member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)member - the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
glans penis - the conical mass of erectile tissue that forms the head of the penis
vena bulbi penis - vein of the head of the penis; tributary of the internal pudendal vein that drains the perineum
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
erectile organ - an organ containing erectile tissue
cock, pecker, peter, dick, putz, prick, tool, shaft - obscene terms for penis
micropenis, microphallus - an abnormally small penis
foreskin, prepuce - a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

member

noun representative, associate, supporter, fellow, subscriber, comrade, disciple The support of our members is of great importance to the Association.

member

noun
One of the parts into which something is divided:
Translations
عُضْوعُضْوٌ
člen-kakončetina-kyněposlanec
medlemMPi Danmark ``MF''
anomembro
liige
jäsen
član
tag
meîlimur, félagiòingmaîur
メンバー
회원
nario mokestisnarysnarystėparlamento narys
biedrsloceklisparlamenta loceklis
lidmannelijk lidledemaat
členposlanec
članud
medlem
สมาชิก
thành viên

member

[ˈmembəʳ]
A. N
1. [of organization, committee] → miembro mf; [of society, club] → miembro mf, socio/a m/f; [of political party, trade union] → miembro mf, afiliado/a m/f
"members only"sólo para socios, reservado para los socios
the member for Woodfordel diputado por Woodford
if any member of the audiencesi cualquiera de los espectadores ..., si cualquier miembro del público ...
she's a member of our churches una feligresa or es miembro de nuestra iglesia
member of Congress (US) → miembro mf del Congreso
member of the crew, crew membertripulante mf
a member of the family, a family memberun miembro de la familia
full membermiembro mf de pleno derecho
Member of Parliament (Brit) → diputado/a m/f, parlamentario/a m/f
Member of the European Parliamentdiputado/a m/f del Parlamento Europeo, eurodiputado/a m/f
a member of the publicun ciudadano/una ciudadana
the library is open to members of the publicla biblioteca está abierta al público
member of staff [of firm] → empleado/a m/f (Univ, Scol) → miembro mf del profesorado
see also private C BY-ELECTION
2. (Anat, Bot, Math) → miembro m
see also male C
B. CPD member country Npaís m miembro
member state Nestado m miembro

member

[ˈmɛmbər]
n [family, group, organization, union] → membre m; [club, political party] → membre m
(= member of parliament) → député(e) m/f
the member for Leeds → le député de Leeds(la)(e) member of staff, member of the public, member country, member state, Member of the House of Representatives, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, Member of the European Parliamentmember country npays m membreMember of Congress n (US)membre m du CongrèsMember of Parliament n (British)député(e) m/fmember of staff nmembre m du personnelMember of the European Parliament n (British)député(e) m/f européen(e)Member of the House of Representatives n (US)membre m de la Chambre des représentantsmember of the public nmembre m du public

member

n
Mitglied nt; (of tribe, species)Angehörige(r) mf; “members only”„nur für Mitglieder; member of the familyFamilienmitglied nt; if any member of the audience …falls einer der Zuschauer/Zuhörer; you have to be a memberSie müssen Mitglied sein; the member countries/statesdie Mitgliedsstaaten pl
(Parl) → Abgeordnete(r) mf; member of parliamentParlamentsmitglied nt; (in GB) → Abgeordnete(r) mfdes Unterhauses; (Ger) → Bundestagsabgeordnete(r) mf; member of the European ParliamentEuropaabgeordnete(r) mf; the member for Woodfordder/die Abgeordnete für den Wahlkreis Woodford
(Math, Logic) → Glied nt

member

[ˈmɛmbəʳ] n (gen) → membro; (of club) → socio/a, iscritto/a; (of political party) → iscritto/a
she's like a member of the family → è come una di famiglia
"members only" → "riservato ai soci"
member of staff (Scol, Univ) → insegnante m/f
a member of the staff (gen) → un(a) dipendente m/f
member of the public → privato/a cittadino/a

member

(ˈmembə) noun
1. a person who belongs to a group, club, society, trade union etc. The association has three thousand members.
2. short for Member of Parliament. M.P.
ˈmembership noun
1. the state of being a member. membership of the Communist Party.
2. a group of members. a society with a large membership.
3. the amount of money paid to a society etc in order to become a member. The membership has increased to $5 this year.

member

عُضْوٌ člen medlem Mitglied μέλος miembro jäsen membre član socio メンバー 회원 lid medlem członek membro член medlem สมาชิก üye thành viên 成员

mem·ber

n. miembro.
1. órgano o parte del cuerpo;
2. socio-a de una organización.

member

n miembro; (limb) extremidad f (form), miembro; family — miembro de la familia, familiar mf
References in classic literature ?
Now, as there's nothing like `taking time by the fetlock', as Winkle characteristically observes, allow me to present the new member.
Once when a younger member of the party arose at a political conference and began to boast of his faithful service, Tom Willard grew white with fury.
You know Professor Bumper spoke of a rival--a man named Beecher who is a member of the faculty of a new and wealthy college.
Shimerda grumbled, but realized it was important that one member of the family should learn English.
The delivery of these skillful rhymes was accompanied, on the part of the stranger, by a regular rise and fall of his right hand, which terminated at the descent, by suffering the fingers to dwell a moment on the leaves of the little volume; and on the ascent, by such a flourish of the member as none but the initiated may ever hope to imitate.
It caused the poorest member of the race to feel as if he inherited a kind of nobility, and might yet come into the possession of princely wealth to support it.
Why, said I, he's a member of the first Congregational Church.
But now there was a member of the family who was permitted to travel and widen her horizon; and so each week there would be new personalities to talk about,--how so-and-so was dressed, and where she worked, and what she got, and whom she was in love with; and how this man had jilted his girl, and how she had quarreled with the other girl, and what had passed between them; and how another man beat his wife, and spent all her earnings upon drink, and pawned her very clothes.
However, as the request of the selectmen, I condescended to make some such statement as this in writing: "Know all men by these presents, that I, Henry Thoreau, do not wish to be regarded as a member of any society which I have not joined.
I wish to speak a word for Nature, for absolute freedom and wildness, as contrasted with a freedom and culture merely civil--to regard man as an inhabitant, or a part and parcel of Nature, rather than a member of society.
If a single member should attempt to usurp the supreme authority, he could not be supposed to have an equal authority and credit in all the confederate states.
These articles contain no provision for the case of offenses against the law of nations; and consequently leave it in the power of any indiscreet member to embroil the Confederacy with foreign nations.