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  Definition of Belong
  1. be owned by; be in the possession of; "This book belongs to me"
  2. originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
  3. be classified with; "The whales belong among the mammals"
  4. be suitable or acceptable; "This student somehow doesn''t belong"
  5. be in the right place or situation; "Where do these books belong?"; "Let''s put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government"; "Where do these books go?"
Similar Words: dwell, consist, lie, lie in, go

 

Hyponyms: inhere, pertain, appertain

 

Derivational Morphology: property, belongings, holding, material possession, lie

 

 
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