present tense third-person singular of belong
as in goes
to have or be in a usual or proper place your shoes belong in the closet, not in the middle of the living room where people will trip on them

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as in pertains
to be the property of a person or group of persons those textbooks belong to the school system and not to the students

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“Belongs.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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