Synonyms and Antonyms of belonging
1 the state of being in a very personal or private relationship her adoptive family gave the young girl a sense of belonging that she had never felt before Synonyms of belonging familiarity, chumminess, closeness, inseparability, intimacy, nearnessWords Related to belonging immediacy; affinity, kinship; commitment, devotedness, devotion; affection, attachment, fondness, love, passion; constancy, faithfulness, fidelity; amity, fellowship, friendship, goodwill; affability, conviviality, cordiality, geniality; mutuality; cliquishness, clubbinessNear Antonyms of belonging aloofness, coldness, coolness, remoteness, reserveAntonyms of belonging distance
2 belongings pl transportable items that one owns packed up all their belongings and moved across the country Synonyms of belonging belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsWords Related to belonging treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms of belonging immovables, real estate
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