belong to

Definition of belong to

  1. 1 :  to be the property of (someone) :  to be owned by The money belongs to him. The house belongs not just to her, but to her husband as well. His style belongs only to himself.

  2. 2 :  to be a member of (a club, organization, etc.) The family belongs to a country club. Most of the company's employees belong to an HMO.

  3. 3 :  to be included in (a category, group, etc.) What family does that bird belong to?

  4. 4 :  to be a part of (something) the parts belonging to the clock

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be suitable, appropriate, or advantageous

    :  to be in a proper situation

    :  to be an attribute, part, adjunct, or function of a person or thing

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a brief usually trivial fact

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