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.