member

[ mem-ber ]
/ ˈmɛm bər /

noun

adjective

being a member of or having membership in an association, organization, etc.: member countries of the United Nations.

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Origin of member

1250–1300; Middle English membre<Old French <Latin membrum

OTHER WORDS FROM member

mem·ber·less, adjectivesub·mem·ber, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for member (1 of 2)

member
/ (ˈmɛmbə) /

noun

Derived forms of member

memberless, adjective

Word Origin for member

C13: from Latin membrum limb, part

British Dictionary definitions for member (2 of 2)

Member
/ (ˈmɛmbə) /

noun (sometimes not capital)

a member of some other legislative body
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Medical definitions for member

member
[ mĕmbər ]

n.

A distinct part of a whole.
A part or an organ of a human or animal body, especially a limb.
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Scientific definitions for member

member
[ mĕmbər ]

Mathematics
A quantity that belongs to a set.
The expression on either side of an equal sign.
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