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Meaning of MEMBER

Pronunciation:  'membur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
  2. [n]  an external body part that projects from the body; "it is important to keep the extremities warm"
  3. [n]  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. [n]  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. [n]  anything that belongs to a set or class; "snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"

MEMBER is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: appendage, extremity, penis, phallus
 Antonyms: nonmember
 See Also: associate, board member, brother, charter member, chela, chelicera, clan member, clansman, clanswoman, claw, club member, cock, commissioner, committee member, component, component part, council member, councillor, dactyl, dick, digit, erectile organ, external body part, family jewels, fin, foreskin, glans penis, homeboy, homegirl, huddler, inductee, joiner, kibbutznik, Klansman, Kluxer, kolkhoznik, Ku Kluxer, limb, male genital organ, male genitalia, male genitals, male reproductive system, micropenis, microphallus, mouthpart, nipper, Orangeman, parapodium, part, pecker, pedal extremity, peter, pincer, pledge, pleopod, portion, prepuce, prick, Rotarian, shaft, sister, social unit, sodalist, swimmeret, tool, tribesman, unit, urethra, vena bulbi penis, vertebrate foot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mem"ber\, v. t. [See {Remember}.]
    To remember; to cause to remember; to mention. [Obs.]
  2. \Mem"ber\, n. [OE. membre, F. membre, fr. L. membrum; cf.
    Goth. mimz flesh, Skr. mamsa.]
    1. (Anat.) A part of an animal capable of performing a
       distinct office; an organ; a limb.
             We have many members in one body, and all members
             have not the same office.             --Rom. xii. 4.
    2. Hence, a part of a whole; an independent constituent of a
       body; as:
       (a) A part of a discourse or of a period or sentence; a
           clause; a part of a verse.
       (b) (Math.) Either of the two parts of an algebraic
           equation, connected by the sign of equality.
       (c) (Engin.) Any essential part, as a post, tie rod,
           strut, etc., of a framed structure, as a bridge truss.
       (d) (Arch.) Any part of a building, whether
           constructional, as a pier, column, lintel, or the
           like, or decorative, as a molding, or group of
       (e) 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.
    {Compression member}, {Tension member} (Engin.), a member, as
       a rod, brace, etc., which is subjected to compression or
       tension, respectively.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: affiliate, appendage, arm, associate, belonger, bough, branch, brother, card-carrier, card-carrying member, cardholder, charter member, clubber, clubman, clubwoman, colleague, committeeman, comrade, conventioneer, conventioner, conventionist, cut, division, dues-paying member, enlistee, enrollee, fellow, fraternity man, Greek, guildsman, hand, honorary member, imp, initiate, insider, joiner, joint, leg, life member, limb, link, lobe, lobule, moiety, offshoot, one of us, organ, parcel, piece, pinion, pledge, portion, ramification, runner, scion, section, segment, sister, socius, sorority girl, sorority woman, spray, sprig, spur, switch, tail, tendril, twig, wing