Examples of member in a Sentence
The club has 300 members.
She is a member of the House of Representatives.
She is a member of Parliament.
a member of the audience
This bird is a member of the finch family.
countries that are members of the United Nations
a horizontal member of a bridge
Recent Examples of member from the Web
Some members of Congress, including Democrats such as Sens.
Courier Journal reported Saturday that three other House members, Reps.
Some members of Congress — including Democrats like Senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Robert Menendez of New Jersey, whose states have significant flood exposure and bad memories of Hurricane Sandy — are resisting.
The shots will be provided by nursing students at National University plus personnel from Champions of Health, according to Bret Geernaert, an EBC board member.
Involved in upwards of 300 different charity organizations, Anne spent 179 days at royal engagements last year, making her the busiest member of the royal family.
Jim Skaggs, a member of the state Republican Party executive committee, lives in the neighborhood and has known both men for years.
Several members of the A-List -- AL.com's ranking of the state's top 15 senior football prospects -- were idle during the final week of the regular season, including No. 1 prospect Justyn Ross.
By contrast, Protestants in the developing world are often among the poorest members of society, living in places with endemic corruption.
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Origin and Etymology of member
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbuilding block, component, constituent, factor, ingredient, element
Related Wordsbasis, part and parcel; detail, item, particular, point; aspect, characteristic, facet, feature, trait; division, fragment, particle, partition, piece, portion, section, sector, segment; subcomponent
Near Antonymsaggregate, composite, compound, mass; entirety, sum, summation, total, totality; admixture, amalgam, amalgamation, blend, combination, intermixture, mix, mixture
Synonym Discussion of member
- they ran only part of the way
- cut the pie into six portions
- a puzzle with 500 pieces
- a structural member
- the manufacturing division of the company
- the entertainment section of the newspaper
- the retired segment of the population
- only a fragment of the play still exists
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