Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEMBERSHIP

The ministry and the membership of the Church do not exist for the government.

Women are eligible to membership in this General Conference.

But such is not the condition of the membership of at least the evangelical Churches.

He felt that his membership had been conferred in a rather grudging spirit.

Five other State meetings were held and the membership trebled.

The most exclusive clubs were honoured by his desire of membership.

Skill in the use of the rifle was a necessary qualification for membership.

The Church of the future will have to do with the life of its membership.

And from what I hear, this might give you an idea as to the membership of the Hunters, too.

(d) To determine what is required for membership in the Church.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "state of being a member," from member + -ship. Meaning "number of members" is from 1850.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.