This page has 14 definitions of member in English and Scots. Member is a noun and verb. Examples of how to use member in a sentence are shown. Also define these 28 related words and terms: group, organ, limb, lith, penis, pintle, tarse, logic, proposition, syllogism, premise, premiss, set theory, element, set, law, clause, mathematics, algebraic, equation, equality, computing, file, function, data, instance, class, and remember.
English member definition
From Middle English membre, from Old French membre, from Latin membrum (“limb, body part”), from Proto-Indo-European *mḗms, *mēms-rom (“flesh”). Akin to Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌼𐌶 (mimz, “meat, flesh”), Crimean Gothic menus.
Coexists with native Middle English lim, limb (“member, limb, joint”) (from Old English lim (“limb, joint, main branch”)), and displaced Middle English lith (“limb, joint, member”) (from Old English liþ (“limb, member, join, tip”)).
- membre (obsolete)
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɛmbə/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɛmbɚ/
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- Hyphenation: mem‧ber
- Rhymes: -ɛmbə(ɹ)
member (plural members)
- One who officially belongs to a group.
- A part of a whole.
- The I-beams were to become structural members of a pedestrian bridge.
- 1979, Kenneth J. Englund, "The Mississippian and Pennsylvanian (Carbonfierous) Systems in the United States - Virginia", Page C-14, in Geological Survey Professional Paper, Volume 1110
- The member intertongues and grades laterally with the lower sandstone member of the Pocahontas Formation of Early Pennslyvanian age
- Part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.
- (euphemistic) The penis.
Tarse definitionThe penis.
- (logic) One of the propositions making up a syllogism.
Syllogism definitionAn argument whose conclusion is supported by two premises, of which one contains the term that is the predicate of the conclusion, and the other contains the term that is the subject of the conclusion; common to both premises is a term that is excluded from the conclusion. (1 of 2 syllogism definitions)
Premiss definitionAlternative spelling of
- (set theory) An element of a set.
- Synonym: element
- (Australia, law) the judge or adjudicator in a consumer court.
- A part of a discourse or of a period, sentence, or verse; a clause.
Clause definitionA verb, its necessary grammatical arguments, and any adjuncts affecting them. (1 of 3 clause definitions)
- (mathematics) Either of the two parts of an algebraic equation, connected by the equality sign.
- (computing) A file stored within an archive file.
- The zip file holding the source code of this application has 245 members.
- (object-oriented programming) A function or piece of data associated with each separate instance of a class.
Function definitionWhat something does or is used for. (1 of 10 function definitions)
Data definitionbe black
- → Japanese: メンバー (menbā)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for member in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
Scots member definition
member (plural members)