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Definitions of member

  1. an external body part that projects from the body; " it is important to keep the extremities warm"
  2. anything that belongs to a set or class; " snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; " members of the opposite sex"
  3. the male organ of copulation (` member' is a euphemism)
  4. 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"
  5. 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"
  6. To remember; to cause to remember; to mention.
  7. A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.
  8. Hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a body
  9. A part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse.
  10. Either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the sign of equality.
  11. Any essential part, as a post, tie rod, strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss.
  12. Any part of a building, whether constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of moldings.
  13. 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.
  14. A limb or organ; a necessary part of anything; one of an association or community.
  15. A limb or extremity.
  16. Applied to an extremity of the body.
  17. A limb of an animal: a clause: one of a community: a representative in a legislative body: ( B., in pl.) the appetites and passions.
  18. Limb of the body; component part; one of a society or legislative body.
  19. A limb; organ; part; one of an organization.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. A limb or organ of the body; a well- defined part or organ of a plant.
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Quotes of member

  1. Capturing any member of any terrorist cell or any insurgent cell that we may happen to come across is always very, very valuable, and the thing that interests me is that in most instances after a time people talk and they tell us what they know. – John Abizaid
  2. The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states. – Omar Bongo
  3. I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers- mostly small and humble- who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front. – Norman Borlaug
  4. As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families. – Allen Boyd
  5. Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education. – John Bruton
  6. Each of our children during their high school years went to 'early morning seminary'- scripture study classes that met in the home of a church member every school day morning from 6 :30 until 7 :15. – Clayton Christensen
  7. And yes, there's a simplicity to writing books because you're not a member of a team, so you make all the decisions yourself instead of deferring to a committee. – Bernard Cornwell
  8. It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land. – Jim Costa
  9. I'm used to being in the minority. I'm a left -handed gay Jew. I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority. – Barney Frank
  10. I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. – Mia Hamm
  11. I'm 16 now, I was 15 when it happened... and the encryption code wasn't in fact written by me, but written by the German member There seems to be a bit of confusion about that part. – Jon Johansen
  12. When I was 13 years old, a professional theater company in my town needed a kid actor. I auditioned, and I got the part, so for just a few weeks I became a member of the company and I met some professional actors. – Trevor Nunn
  13. To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others. – Pope John Paul II
  14. I'm about to become a member of the Chemists Society of America. I'm very proud of that. – Victoria Principal
  15. All of those things had been talked about, suggested, rumored, as a manager and as a member of the Knicks organization, I couldn't allow myself to think that way or believe that. – Isiah Thomas

Usage examples for member

  1. Not any member of the family? – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. Then the old man left us, and, watching for a moment, we saw him enter into conversation with this soldier and that, until it seemed as if he was bent on making the acquaintance of every member of the force. – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  3. By a pleasant coincidence, we happen to be gathered here within a day or two of the birthday of one member of our charming party. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  4. A member of a Girl Scout Patrol in the west, she had asked to be admitted into the Eagle's Wing Troop in Westhaven. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  5. It was all very well to be a Member of Parliament, but, after all, Members of Parliament never do anything. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  6. Any individual object that possesses these is a member – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. You can interview, if you will, any member of the household. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Have you heard me mentioned, Mr. Delamayn, by another member of your family besides your father?" – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  9. I inquired why in the name of common sense I allowed myself to be so disturbed by the conduct of an amanuensis, paid by the day, and, moreover, a member of a religious order. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  10. He is, after all, more like San Giacinto than any other member of the family, cold, perhaps, and hard by nature. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  11. Q. You are not a member of any party? – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  12. The rule was, and still is, that a member against whom a charge is made must be heard in his own defence, and must then leave the House. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  13. " I'm a member of it," he went on rapidly. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. " That's all very well for you," grumbled Penny, " but I can't write much of a story without talking to some member of the family." – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  15. As a member of St. Mark's and as your friend, I am deeply interested. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  16. There is no reason why he should not have been mentioned in this list had he been a member of the company at that time. – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson
  17. Peter Bremner, we may remark in passing, was a particularly useful member of society. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  18. When Bennett sat down, the importance of the member for West Brookshire, both in the House and in the country, had risen a hundred per cent. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. She ought to be an honary member the very honaryest one of all. – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  20. The order governed, but no single member of it was free, not even the General of the order. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag

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