- a member of Congress, especially of the House of Representatives.
- a member of the British Parliament, especially of the House of Commons.
- any member of a legislative body.
- either side of an equation.
- an element of a set.
Words nearby member
Origin of member
OTHER WORDS FROM membermem·ber·less, adjectivesub·mem·ber, noun
Examples from the Web for member
They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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His son, Yaqoob Bizenjo, served as a member of the National Assembly until 2013.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He may have been relieved to head for Westminster as a Member of Parliament on Oct. 1, 1386.A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings|Wendy Smith|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"He is the member for North Northamptonshire," I timidly replied.
The minister there, who introduces his plans, must be a member of the House of Commons.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
In many towns no one was allowed to work at a trade or sell merchandise who was not a member of a guild.Introductory American History|Henry Eldridge Bourne
If the incensed father, who was a member of the Council, used the full severity of the law, he might fare even worse than ill.In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete|Georg Ebers
At first the notorious Abb Sieys had been chosen a member of the executive.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane