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 belong belong

verb

  • ( ) be owned by; be in the possession of  ( belong )
    be owned by; be in the possession of
     This book belongs to me
    This book belongs to me
  • ( ) be suitable or acceptable  ( belong )
    be suitable or acceptable
     This student somehow doesn't belong
    This student somehow doesn't belong
  • ( ) be in the right place or situation  ( belong, go )
    be in the right place or situation
     Where do these books belong?
    Where do these books belong?
     Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
    Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
     Where do these books go?
    Where do these books go?
  • ( ) be rightly classified in a class or category  ( belong )
    be rightly classified in a class or category
     The whales belong among the mammals
    The whales belong among the mammals
  • be a part or adjunct  ( belong, belong to )
    be a part or adjunct
     the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection
    the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection
     These pages don't belong
    These pages don't belong
  • be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place)  ( belong )
    be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place)
     They belong to the same political party
    They belong to the same political party


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