membership

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noun mem·ber·ship \ˈmem-bər-ˌship\

Definition of membership

  1. 1 :  the state or status of being a member

  2. 2 :  the body of members <an organization with a large membership>

  3. 3 :  the relation between an element of a set or class and the set or class — compare inclusion 3a

Examples of membership in a sentence

  1. What is the cost of a one-year membership?

  2. Membership in the club doubled last year.

  3. clubs that are hoping to increase their membership

  4. The club has a large membership.

  5. clubs that are hoping to increase their memberships

1643

First Known Use of membership

1643


MEMBERSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

membership

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noun mem·ber·ship \ˈmem-bər-ˌship\

Definition of membership for English Language Learners

  • : the state of belonging to or being a part of a group or an organization : the state of being a member

  • : all the people or things that belong to or are part of an organization or a group


MEMBERSHIP Defined for Kids

membership

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noun mem·ber·ship \ˈmem-bər-ˌship\

Definition of membership for Students

  1. 1 :  the state or fact of belonging to a group

  2. 2 :  the whole number of individuals that make up a group <The membership voted to increase dues.>



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