member

  • 1 member — I (constituent part) noun article, branch, category, component, department, division, element, factor, feature, fraction, ingredient, integral part, item, link, part, piece, portion, section, segment, share, small part, subdivision, subordinate… …

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  • 2 Member — Mem ber, n. [OE. membre, F. membre, fr. L. membrum; cf. Goth. mimz flesh, Skr. mamsa.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb. [1913 Webster] We have many members in one body, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 member — (n.) late 13c., sex organ (Cf. L. membrum virile, but in English originally of women as well as men), also, body part or organ (in plural, the body ), from O.Fr. membre part, portion; topic, subject; limb, member of the body; member (of a group,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 member — [mem′bər] n. [ME membre < OE < L membrum < IE * mēmsro , var. of mēmso , flesh > Sans māṁsá , Goth mimz, flesh] 1. a part or organ of a human or animal body; specif., a) an arm or leg b) the penis 2. a part of a plant considered with… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 member — [n1] part of a group affiliate, associate, branch, chapter, component, comrade, constituent, cut, division, joiner, offshoot, parcel, piece, portion, post, representative, section, segment, unit; concepts 417,834,835 member [n2] appendage arm,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 Member — Mem ber, v. t. [See {Remember}.] To remember; to cause to remember; to mention. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 member — *part, portion, piece, detail, division, section, segment, sector, fraction, fragment, parcel Analogous words: *element, component, constituent: branch, limb, *shoot, bough …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 member — ► NOUN 1) a person or organization belonging to a group or society. 2) a part of a complex structure. 3) archaic a part of the body, especially a limb. DERIVATIVES membership noun. ORIGIN Latin membrum limb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 member — mem|ber W1S1 [ˈmembə US ər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: membre, from Latin membrum] 1.) a person or country that belongs to a group or organization ▪ The majority of union members voted in favour of a strike. member of ▪ He is a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 member — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ elite, high ranking, influential, key, leading, powerful, prominent ▪ ranking (AmE), senior …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 member — An individual admitted to membership on the exchange or any of its Divisions. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary See client Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary * * * member mem‧ber [ˈmembə ǁ ər] noun [countable] a person, group, or… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 member — [[t]me̱mbə(r)[/t]] ♦ members 1) N COUNT: with supp, oft N of n A member of a group is one of the people, animals, or things belonging to that group. He refused to name the members of staff involved... Their lack of training could put members of… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 member — 01. He has been an important [member] of the team ever since he joined. 02. [Membership] in our club has increased significantly since we voted in a new president. 03. She has been a [member] of the chess club for a couple of years now. 04.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 member — noun (C) 1 someone who has joined a particular club, group, or organization: I m a member of the local tennis club. | club/union/party etc members: The strike was approved by a majority of union members. | member states/countries/organizations… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 member */*/*/ — UK [ˈmembə(r)] / US [ˈmembər] noun [countable] Word forms member : singular member plural members 1) someone who belongs to a club, organization, or group a trade union member Members have to pay an annual subscription. member of: She was the… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 Member — A member is a person who belongs to a social group or an entity such as a company or nation. By extension it can refer to any part of a whole. Member may also refer to: Elected official Member of Parliament Element (mathematics), an object that… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 member — mem|ber [ membər ] noun count *** 1. ) someone who belongs to a group or an organization: a trade union member Members have to pay an annual subscription. member of: She was the only member of the family who visited him. a ) a country,… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 member — A general term that refers mainly to the side rails and crossmembers but also to any structural hollow section part on a vehicle. Also see box member cross member frame member longitudinal member main member reaction member side member …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 19 member — n. 1 a person belonging to a society, team, etc. 2 (Member) a person formally elected to take part in the proceedings of certain organizations (Member of Parliament; Member of Congress). 3 (also attrib.) a part or branch of a political body… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 member — memberless, adj. /mem beuhr/, n. 1. a person, animal, plant, group, etc., that is part of a society, party, community, taxon, or other body. 2. Govt. a. a member of Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives. b. a member of the British… …

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