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As an audience member, I live vicariously through the characters I watch or read about. There's something very relatable about comic-book characters. They're never perfect. They're flawed people put in extraordinary circumstances.
James Badge Dale

Meaning of "member" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MEMBER

From Latin membrum limb, part.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MEMBER

member  [ˈmɛmbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEMBER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Member is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MEMBER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Member

A member is a person who belongs to a social group or an entity such as a company or nation. By extension it can refer to any part of a whole. Member may also refer to: ▪ Elected official ▪ Member of Parliament ▪ Element, an object that belongs to a mathematical set ▪ Object-oriented programming term ▪ Field ▪ Method ▪ Member variable ▪ Limb, an appendage of the human or animal body ▪ A euphemism for "penis" ▪ Structural component of a bridge ▪ Member, person belonging to a local church ▪ Person belonging to a club ▪ Person belonging to a Board of Directors ▪ The Members, a British punk-rock band ▪ Military jury, referred to as Members in military jargon ▪ User, person making use of a computing service, especially on the Internet ▪ Member, a component of a geologic formation...

Definition of member in the English dictionary

The first definition of member in the dictionary is a person who belongs to a club, political party, etc. Other definition of member is any individual plant or animal in a taxonomic group. Member is also any part of an animal body, such as a limb.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MEMBER


Bemba
ˈbɛmbə
co-member
kəʊˈmɛmbə
December
dɪˈsɛmbə
dismember
dɪsˈmɛmbə
disremember
ˌdɪsrɪˈmɛmbə
ember
ˈɛmbə
misremember
mɪsrɪˈmɛmbə
multimember
ˌmʌltɪˈmɛmbə
nonmember
nɒnˈmɛmbə
November
nəʊˈvɛmbə
Pemba
ˈpɛmbə
remember
rɪˈmɛmbə
September
sɛpˈtɛmbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEMBER

mem
Member of Congress
Member of Parliament
member of staff
Member of the European Parliament
Member of the House of Representatives
member of the public
membered
memberless
membership
membership pack
membral
membranaceous
membranal
membrane
membrane bone
membrane transport
membraned
membraneous
membranous

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEMBER

amber
associate member
Black September
board member
chamber
charter member
climber
club member
committee member
congress member
elected member
executive member
fellow member
founder member
life member
phone number
private member
sitting member
team member
union member

Synonyms and antonyms of member in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MEMBER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «member» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of member

Translation of «member» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MEMBER

Find out the translation of member to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of member from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «member» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

成员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

miembro
570 millions of speakers

English

member
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सदस्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عُضْوٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

член
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

membro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সদস্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

membre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ahli
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mitglied
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

メンバー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

회원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anggota
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thành viên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உறுப்பினர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सदस्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

üye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

socio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

członek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

член
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

membru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

medlem
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

medlem
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of member

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MEMBER»

The term «member» is very widely used and occupies the 534 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MEMBER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «member» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «member» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about member

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10 QUOTES WITH «MEMBER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word member.
1
Peter Abrahams
My mother was a member of the Cape Coloured community. 'Coloured' is the South African word for the half-caste community that was a by-product of the early contact between black and white.
2
Roy Blunt
Hey, well, I've been a pretty conservative member of congress.
3
Barbara Boxer
Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
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Art Buchwald
If you attack the establishment long enough and hard enough, they will make you a member of it.
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Shane Carruth
All I know is that as an audience member, I am less and less inclined to go to the theater.
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Kevin Connolly
I was a homecoming king in high school! I was involved. I was a good member of the community, I thought.
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Bernard Cornwell
And yes, there's a simplicity to writing books because you're not a member of a team, so you make all the decisions yourself instead of deferring to a committee.
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Ivica Dacic
We would like Serbia to become a member of the European Union as quickly as possible.
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James Badge Dale
As an audience member, I live vicariously through the characters I watch or read about. There's something very relatable about comic-book characters. They're never perfect. They're flawed people put in extraordinary circumstances.
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Felix Dennis
Overhead will eat you alive if not constantly viewed as a parasite to be exterminated. Never mind the bleating of those you employ. Hold out until mutiny is imminent before employing even a single additional member of staff. More startups are wrecked by overstaffing than by any other cause, bar failure to monitor cash flow.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEMBER»

Discover the use of member in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to member and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Doing Member Care Well: Perspectives and Practices from ...
"This book delivers what it promises! Here are 50 chapters from the widest selection of writers in the member care field to date." -Brent Lindquist, President, Link Care Center
Kelly O'Donnell, Kelly S. O'Donnell, 2002
2
Monster: The Autobiography of an L. A. Gang Member
When the inevitable jail term confined him to a maximum-security cell, a complete political and personal transformation followed: from Monster to Sanyika Shakur, black nationalist, member of the New Afrikan Independence Movement, and ...
Sanyika Shakur, 2007
3
The Member of the Wedding: A Play
Her brother's wedding intensifies a twelve-year-old's need to be recognized as an important person.
Carson McCullers, 2006
4
Cast Member Confidential: A Disneyfied Memoir
Mitchell shares the behind-the-scenes story of his year in the Mouse's army.
Chris Mitchell, 2010
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From Soviet Republics to EU Member States: A Legal and ...
Based upon a profound analysis of the Baltic States historic development and international legal status, this book examines the gradual development of bilateral relations between the EU and each of the Baltic countries.
Peter Van Elsuwege, 2008
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Fiscal Sovereignty of the Member States in an Internal ...
In other words, the Member States are not wholly autonomous. This in turn creates serious tensions.
Jacobus Johannes Maria Jansen, 2011
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The Imperfect Board Member: Discovering the Seven ...
The main characters in the story combine the contexts of business, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations, making it applicable to boards of every type.
Jim Brown, 2010
8
James Mercy Triumphs
Study guide to accompany videos for an 8 session women's bible study on the Book of James.
Beth Moore, 2011
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Climate Law in EU Member States: Towards National ...
In light of the challenges confronting national legislators, this book offers important insights into the role and contribution of law towards improved climate protection, with potential lessons for countries both within and outside the EU. ...
Marjan Peeters, Mark Stallworthy, Javier De Cendra de Larragán, 2012
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Complying with Europe: EU Harmonisation and Soft Law in the ...
What does EU law truly mean for the member states? This book presents the first encompassing and in-depth empirical study of the effects of 'voluntaristic' and (partly) 'soft' EU policies in all 15 member states.
Gerda Falkner, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEMBER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term member is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gang member gets 128 years for Halloween night murder of 5-year …
A gang member was sentenced Tuesday to 128 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a 5-year-old boy showing off his new Spider-Man outfit ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
2
8 Team Member Types Challenge Every Startup Leader - Forbes
The authors define a leadership matrix of four behavioral categories and eight team member subtypes. Every entrepreneur needs to take a ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
Former MTV 'Real World' cast member allegedly threatened by …
WAUKESHA COUNTY, WISC. -- A former cast member of an MTV reality show allegedly was repeatedly threatened by a Grand Rapids woman ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
4
U.S. Olympic Committee adds board member amid struggle with …
This is a crucial time for the U.S. Olympic Committee, with leadership keeping a careful eye on Boston's struggling bid for the 2024 Summer ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
5
Armed Milita Member Protects Recruiting Station - WKRG.com
Armed Milita Member Kim Paulsen stands guard outside an Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Des Moines, Iowa after attacks last week at ... «WKRG, Jul 15»
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Former SCC board member will fill open seat - Lincoln Journal Star
The first time Lynn Schluckebier joined the Southeast Community College Board of Governors, it was to replace a board member who vacated ... «Lincoln Journal Star, Jul 15»
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Czech quartet member has died – Slipped Disc
The violinist, Vaclav Snitil, a former member of the Vlach Quartet and a frequent soloist with Czech orchestras, has died at 87. «Slipped Disc, Jul 15»
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Alleged gang member charged in Bronx dad's shooting death - NY …
Alleged gang member charged in death of Bronx man shot with baby in his arms. BY Ben Kochman. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Published: ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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EU member states miss target to relocate 40,000 migrants | News …
EU member states have fallen short of their own target to relocate 40,000 migrants from Greece and Italy in clear need of international ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Panel: Providence licensing board member did not violate code of …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A member of the Providence Board of Licenses did not willfully violate the state code of ethics by entering into a ... «WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Jul 15»

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