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Definition 1: an external body part that projects from the body - [noun denoting body]

Samples where member or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is important to keep the extremities warm

Synonyms for member in the sense of this definition

(member is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

(... is a kind of member ) either of the first pair of fang-like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing

(... is a kind of member ) one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

(... is a kind of member ) 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

(... is a kind of member ) organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals

(... is a kind of member ) one of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid that functions in locomotion and breathing

(... is a kind of member ) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

(... is a kind of member ) an appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom; usually evolved from the legs

(... is a kind of member ) any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding

(... is a kind of member ) a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates

Definition 2: the male sex organ (`member' is a euphemism) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for member in the sense of this definition

(member is a kind of ...) an organ containing erectile tissue

(... is a kind of member ) obscene terms for penis

(... is a kind of member ) an abnormally small penis

(member is a part of ...) the conical mass of erectile tissue that forms the head of the penis

(member is a part of ...) vein of the head of the penis; tributary of the internal pudendal vein that drains the perineum

(member is a part of ...) duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct

(member is a part of ...) a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

(... is part of member) the reproductive system of males

(... is part of member) external male sex organs

Definition 3: an organization that is a member of another organization (especially a state that belongs to a group of nations) - [noun denoting group]

Samples where member or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the library was a member of the interlibrary loan association
  • Canada is a member of the United Nations

(member is a kind of ...) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

Definition 4: one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where member or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • only members will be admitted
  • a member of the faculty
  • she was introduced to all the members of his family

Synonyms for member in the sense of this definition

(member is a kind of ...) a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

"he had to consult his associate before continuing"

(... is a kind of member ) a member of the council of the Areopagus

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a kibbutz

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a kolkhoz

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a governing board

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a clan

(... is a kind of member ) someone who is a member of a club

(... is a kind of member ) someone accepted for membership but not yet fully admitted to the group

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore

(... is a kind of member ) a member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a Rotary Club

(... is a kind of member ) a female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group

"none of her sisters would betray her"

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a sodality

(... is a kind of member ) a person who likes to join groups

(... is a kind of member ) a person inducted into an organization or social group

"Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth were 1936 inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame"

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

"none of his brothers would betray him"

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a cabal

(... is a kind of member ) one of the original members when an organization was founded

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a commission

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a committee

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a council

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a Conservative Party

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a learned society

"he was elected a fellow of the American Physiological Association"

(... is a kind of member ) a fellow male member of a youth gang

(... is a kind of member ) a fellow female member of a youth gang

(... is a kind of member ) a member of a huddle

(... is a kind of member ) someone who lives in a tribe

Definition 5: anything that belongs to a set or class - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where member or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(member is a kind of ...) something determined in relation to something that includes it

"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself" "I read a portion of the manuscript" "the smaller component is hard to reach" "the animal constituent of plankton"

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