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Definition of "belong to" [belong to]

  • Be a part or adjunct (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "belong to" in a sentence
  • "Glaring at Mogad, he said, You come aboard my ship and murder my brother in defense of your illegal encroachment into an area of space that does not belong to you."
  • "Christians "known to belong to their community, that is to say their churches, and not to the individuals" ( "ad jus corporis eorum, id est ecclesiarum, non hominum singulorum pertinentia" – Lactantius, "De morte pers.", xlviii), while a few years later by the Edict of 321 the right of bequeathing property by will "to the most holy and venerable community (concilio) of the Catholic faith" was guaranteed."
  • "Three opuscules belong to the time immediately after the death of St. Augustine (430):"
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