Definitions for: Member


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Mem"ber, v. t. [See Remember.]
To remember; to cause to remember; to mention. [Obs.]


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
moldings.
(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.

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

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