n. An integral part of an animal body having a distinct function; a vital organ; particularly, in common use, one of the limbs or extremities, as a leg, an arm, or a wing.n. Specifically, the private parts.n. Figuratively, anything likened to a part of the body.n. A part of any aggregate or whole; one of a number of associated parts or entities; any unit or division that can be considered separately as part of a total.n. Specifically— A person considered in relation to any aggregate of individuals to which he belongs; particularly, one who has united with or has been formally chosen as a corporate part of an association or public body of any kind, as a church or a society: often used elliptically in England for a member of Parliament, and in the United States for a member of Congress.n. A part of a discourse, or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse.n. In architecture, any subordinate part of a building, order, or composition, as a frieze, cornice, or molding.n. In algebra, either of the two parts or sides of an equation united by the sign of equality (=).n. In zoology and botany, a component of any higher classificatory group: thus, a species is a member of a genus; a genus is a member of a family, etc.n. n. In English law, a place where a custom-house has been kept of old time, with officers or deputies in attendance. Such localities were lawful places of exportation or importation.