Definition of belong to
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 : 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 : to be included in (a category, group, etc.) What family does that bird belong to?
4 : to be a part of (something) the parts belonging to the clock
Word by Word Definitions
: 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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