be owned by; be in the possession of
"This book belongs to me"
be suitable or acceptable
"This student somehow doesn't belong"
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?"
be rightly classified in a class or category
"The whales belong among the mammals"
be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place)
"They belong to the same political party"
belong to, belong(verb)
be a part or adjunct
"the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection"; "These pages don't belong"
to be the property of; as, Jamaica belongs to Great Britain
to be a part of, or connected with; to be appendant or related; to owe allegiance or service
to be the concern or proper business or function of; to appertain to
to be suitable for; to be due to
to be native to, or an inhabitant of; esp. to have a legal residence, settlement, or inhabitancy, whether by birth or operation of law, so as to be entitled to maintenance by the parish or town
to be deserved by
Belong is an American experimental music duo composed of Turk Dietrich and Michael Jones. The group formed in New Orleans in 2002. Their debut album, October Language, was recorded in 2004 and released in 2006. The duo's sound blends ambient and glitch styles, with a focus on guitar textures. Reviews of their music have made comparisons to current Glitch and electronica artists like Fennesz and Tim Hecker, as well as the early 1990s shoegazing sound attributed to bands such as My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus and Mary Chain. Guitars and synthesizers are run through various effects to produce the band's unique sound. October Language is said, by many fans, to be strongly linked in theme and tone to the duo's New Orleans locale. In January 2008, their Tour EP, surfaced in 128 kbit/s quality, ripped by a fan. Belong decided to directly offer it to fans in MP3 for free, at a higher quality 192 kbit/s. This was also done for their latest EP, Same Places, this time in 320 kbit/s. In 2009, "October Language" was released on vinyl by Geographic North Records, a label based out of Atlanta, GA.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
be-long′, v.i. to go along with: to pertain to: to be one's property: to be a part of, or appendage of, or in any way connected with: to be specially the business of: (U.S.) to be a native of, or have a residence in.—n.pl. Belong′ings, circumstances or relations of any person: possessions: persons connected, relatives: accessories. [Bi-, be-longen, intens. of longen, with pfx. be-. See Long.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'belong' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3191
Rank popularity for the word 'belong' in Verbs Frequency: #325
The numerical value of belong in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of belong in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of belong in a Sentence
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - these are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it.
There is a motto which has been borne by many of my ancestors - a noble motto, 'I serve,' i declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
What kind of people belong to this world?
How people die doesn't belong in the hands of a lawmaker or a politician.
But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.
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- принадлежа, членувам, собственост съм на, принадлежа́Bulgarian
- henhøre, tilhøre, hjemme, plads, høre, passeDanish
- gehören, ist Element von, dazugehören, hingehören, sind Element vonGerman
- a, pertenecer, pertencer, formar parte, pertenecer aSpanish
- تعلق داشتنPersian
- kuulua, lukeutuaFinnish
- faire partie, avoir sa place, trouver sa place, appartenirFrench
- buinScottish Gaelic
- a, appartenereItalian
- thuishoren, behoren, toebehoren, van, iemand, zijn, horen, tot, aan, bijDutch
- należeć doPolish
- принадлежа́ть, [[быть]] «[[свойRussian
- pripadati, spadatiSerbo-Croatian
- höra, höra till, tillhöra, höra hitSwedish
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