Definitions of membership

  1. the body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The state of being a member. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The collective body of members, as of a society. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The state of being one of an association or community; a collective body of persons belonging to an organization; as, the membership of the United States Senate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The state of being a member or one of a society: a community. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. State of being a member. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. The state of being a member; members collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. The state of being a member; community; society. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. State of being a member; society; union. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Attributed the rights of being a member of an entity. Ether individually or collectively, belonging to a group. Some memberships require a fee to join or participate ; some do not. Some have specific skill requirements to meet prior to acceptance into the group, as in the case of MENSA. Members are entitled to special privileges or benefits, but, some members may have different rights and privileges. A leader, for instance, might have special privileges to lead meetings or propose group rules and guidelines. thelawdictionary.org
  11. n. State of being a member;— the collective body of members; community; society union; association. Cabinet Dictionary