belonging

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noun be·long·ing \-ˈlȯŋ-iŋ\

Definition of belonging

  1. 1 :  possession —usually used in plural

  2. 2 :  close or intimate relationship a sense of belonging

belongingness

noun

Examples of belonging in a sentence

  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

1781

First Known Use of belonging

1781





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