Member Definition

Define what is Member?

1. fellow member, member (noun)

one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization).

  • only members will be admitted.
  • a member of the faculty.
  • she was introduced to all the members of his family.
Synonyms: fellow member
Antonyms: nonmember (noun)

a person who is not a member.


associate noun
a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor.


Areopagite noun
a member of the council of the Areopagus.

Brother noun
a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group).

Cabalist noun
a member of a cabal.

charter member noun
one of the original members when an organization was founded.

commissioner noun
a member of a commission.

committee member noun
a member of a committee.

council member, councillor noun
a member of a council.

Conservative noun
a member of a Conservative Party.

fellow noun
a member of a learned society.

homeboy noun
a fellow male member of a youth gang.

homegirl noun
a fellow female member of a youth gang.

huddler noun
a member of a huddle.

inductee noun
a person inducted into an organization or social group.

joiner noun
a person who likes to join groups.

kibbutznik noun
a member of a kibbutz.

kolkhoznik noun
a member of a kolkhoz.

board member noun
a member of a governing board.

clan member, clansman, clanswoman noun
a member of a clan.

club member noun
someone who is a member of a club.

pledge noun
someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group.

Rosicrucian noun
a member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore.

Rosicrucian noun
a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society.

Rotarian noun
a member of a Rotary Club.

Sister noun
a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group.

sodalist noun
a member of a sodality.

tribesman noun
someone who lives in a tribe.

2. member (noun)

anything that belongs to a set or class.

  • snakes are members of the class Reptilia.
  • members of the opposite sex.

component part, part, portion, component, constituent noun
something determined in relation to something that includes it.

3. appendage, extremity, member (noun)

an external body part that projects from the body.

  • it is important to keep the extremities warm.
Synonyms: appendage, extremity

external body part noun
any body part visible externally.


chelicera noun
either of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing.

mouthpart noun
any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding.

Fang noun
an appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom; usually evolved from the legs.

chela, nipper, pincer, claw noun
a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods.

parapodium noun
one of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid that functions in locomotion and breathing.

fin noun
organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals.

pleopod, swimmeret noun
one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming.

limb noun
one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper.

dactyl, digit noun
a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates.

4. member (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.

social unit, unit noun
an organization regarded as part of a larger social group.

5. penis, Phallus, member (noun)

the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism).

    Synonyms: penis, Phallus

    erectile organ noun
    an organ containing erectile tissue.


    cock, pecker, dick, Peter, putz, prick, tool, shaft noun
    obscene terms for penis.

    micropenis, microphallus noun
    an abnormally small penis.

    Nearby Terms

    member bank (noun)
    a bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System

    Member of Parliament (noun)
    an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons

    membered (adjective)
    having members; normally used in chemistry in combination with a number

    memberless (adjective)
    of a group or set having no members

    membership (noun)
    the body of members of an organization or group

    membership card (noun)
    a card certifying membership in an organization

    Membracidae (noun)
    plant hoppers: treehoppers

    membrane (noun)
    a thin pliable sheet of material

    membrane bone (noun)
    any bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation; e.g. the clavicle and bones of the skull

    membrane-forming (adjective satellite)
    characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)

    membranophone (noun)
    a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

    membranous (adjective)
    relating to or made of or similar to a membrane

    membranous labyrinth (noun)
    the sensory structures of the inner ear including the labyrinthine receptors and the cochlea; contained within the bony labyrinth

    meme (noun)
    a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation)

    Memel (noun)
    a city in western Lithuania on the Baltic Sea; formerly an important trading town of the Hanseatic League