1. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: nonmember associate brother committee_member homegirl sodalist Orangeman joiner Klansman kibbutznik commissioner areopagite board_member kolkhoznik clansman pledge Rotarian sister club_member tribesman huddler inductee homeboy cabalist council_member charter_member
2. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: unit
3. [ noun ] (zoology) an external body part that projects from the body
Synonyms: extremity appendage

"it is important to keep the extremities warm"

Related terms: external_body_part limb claw parapodium fin mouthpart swimmeret vertebrate_foot digit chelicera
4. [ noun ] anything that belongs to a set or class

: "snakes are members of the class Reptilia" "members of the opposite sex"

Related terms: part
5. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology,sexuality) the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
Synonyms: phallus penis
Related terms: erectile_organ cock micropenis male_reproductive_system male_genitalia prepuce vena_bulbi_penis urethra glans_penis
Similar spelling:   membered