appertain


appertain

verb

Definition of APPERTAIN

1
to be the property of a person or group of persons <the doctrine that the swath of land between the Atlantic and the Pacific naturally appertained to the United States>
Synonyms appertain, pertain
Related Words have, hold, own, possess
2
to have a relation or connection <list some of the things appertaining to public health>

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