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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state of being a member.
  • noun The total number of members in a group.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being a member; the office or position of a member, as of Parliament.
  • noun The members of a body regarded collectively: as, the whole membership of the church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being a member.
  • noun The collective body of members, as of a society.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being a member of a group or organization.
  • noun The body of members of an organization.
  • noun set theory The fact of being a member of a set.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the body of members of an organization or group
  • noun the state of being a member

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From member +‎ -ship.

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