Definitions of member

  1. To remember; to cause to remember; to mention.
  2. the male organ of copulation (` member' is a euphemism)
  3. 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"
  4. one of the persons who compose a social group ( especially individuals who have joined and participates in a group organization); " only members will be admitted"; " a member of the faculty"; " she was introduced to all the members of his family"
  5. A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.
  6. Hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body
  7. Either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the sign of equality.
  8. Any essential part, as a post, tie rod, strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss.
  9. Any part of a building, whether constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of moldings.
  10. 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.
  11. A limb or organ; a necessary part of anything; one of an association or community.
  12. A limb of an animal: a clause: one of a community: a representative in a legislative body: ( B., in pl.) the appetites and passions.
  13. Limb of the body; component part; one of a society or legislative body.
  14. A limb; organ; part; one of an organization.
  15. The limb of an animal with a special function; any part with a special office; a clause; a part of a verse; one of a community or society.
  16. A limb or part of an animal, as a leg, an arm, an ear, & c.; a part of a discourse; a period or sentence; one of a society or community; in Scrip., the appetites or passions.
  17. A limb or organ of the body; a well- defined part or organ of a plant.