belonging

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

be·long·ing

noun \-ˈlŋ-iŋ\

Definition of BELONGING

1
:  possession —usually used in plural
2
:  close or intimate relationship <a sense of belonging>
be·long·ing·ness noun

Examples of BELONGING

  1. <her adoptive family gave the young girl a sense of belonging that she had never felt before>
  2. <packed up all their belongings and moved across the country>

First Known Use of BELONGING

1782

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