Definitions for belonging
bɪˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, -ˈlɒŋ-be·long·ing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word belonging.
happiness felt in a secure relationship
"with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"
The action of the verb to belong.
(almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.
Make sure you take all your belongings when you leave.
Belonging refers to the sense of being accepted, comfortable, and an integral part of a community, group, or environment. It relates to a person's emotional identification or attachment to a specific setting, interaction, or relationship where they feel they are genuinely understood, valued, and included.
that which belongs to one; that which pertains to one; hence, goods or effects
that which is connected with a principal or greater thing; an appendage; an appurtenance
family; relations; household
Belonging is an English-language Welsh television drama series, produced by BBC Wales and broadcast on BBC One Wales. The programme revolved around the lives of the Lewis family, and their various trials and tribulations in the changing environment of their South Wales town Bryncoed and modern Wales. The programme began in 1999, and its ninth and final series started in April 2008 and ended in June. A one-off ten-year anniversary special was broadcast on 16 April 2009, centring around a reunion of the Lewis family.
To belong to a person, people or group.
The teacher said it was belonging to the young boy who was so focused on his work.
Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
To feel a sense of community, purpose and unity.
To have a sense of belonging every day changes our outlook and attitude on life.
Submitted by MaryC on July 2, 2020
The numerical value of belonging in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of belonging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction.
We're white, middle-class Americans. It's nice to realize that we're part of a universal church, this gives you that sense of belonging. It gives you a sense of belonging to the church in the world.
I ask him, the Saviour of the world, to look upon our brothers and sisters in Iraq and Syria, who for too long now have suffered the effects of ongoing conflict, and who, together with those belonging to other ethnic and religious groups, are suffering a brutal persecution, may Christmas bring them hope, as indeed also to the many displaced persons, exiles and refugees, children, adults and elderly, from this region and from the whole world.
The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato?the only good belonging to him is underground.
My government will not allow any religious group, belonging to the majority or the minority, to incite hatred against others, overtly or covertly.
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