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Noun: member  mem-bu(r)
  1. 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";
    - fellow member
     
  2. Anything that belongs to a set or class
    "snakes are members of the class Reptilia"; "members of the opposite sex"
     
  3. An external body part that projects from the body
    - extremity, appendage
     
  4. 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"
     
  5. The male organ of copulation ('member' is a euphemism)
    - penis, phallus

Derived forms: members

Type of: associate, component, component part, constituent, erectile organ, external body part, part, portion, social unit, unit

Antonym: nonmember

Part of: family jewels, lunch box [Brit, informal], male genital organ, male genitalia, male genitals, male reproductive system

Encyclopedia: Member, Trust Institute