Definition of belonging
1 : possession —usually used in plural
2 : close or intimate relationship a sense of belonging
Examples of belonging in a Sentence
her adoptive family gave the young girl a sense of belonging that she had never felt before
packed up all their belongings and moved across the country
Recent Examples of belonging from the Web
Two men in hooded sweatshirts approached people parking a gray Toyota Corolla, pointed handguns and demanded the people get out of the car and drop their belongings.
Personal and household belongings like jewelry, artwork, and collectibles will also go to Lourd, Fisher’s only child from her relationship with talent executive Bryan Lourd.
The Sheriff's Office is trying to educate the community in as many ways as possible about protecting their belongings.
A man walking in Oak Park told police he was struck from behind and robbed of his belongings.
Fremont police said Muhleman was last seen packing up her personal belongings inside Abraham's house.
The space is empty of belongings, except for jars of peanut butter and jelly, a package of Ritz crackers, clothes and a playbook.
Inside, among his belongings, investigators found 200 rounds of ammunition and a receipt for a gun purchase in November 2016.
As a result, some sailors lost all of their belongings.
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