What does belonging mean?

Definitions for belonging
bɪˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, -ˈlɒŋ-be·long·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. belongingnoun

    happiness felt in a secure relationship

    "with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"

Wiktionary

  1. belongingnoun

    The action of the verb to belong.

  2. belongingnoun

    (almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.

    Make sure you take all your belongings when you leave.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Belonging

    of Belong

  2. Belongingnoun

    that which belongs to one; that which pertains to one; hence, goods or effects

  3. Belongingnoun

    that which is connected with a principal or greater thing; an appendage; an appurtenance

  4. Belongingnoun

    family; relations; household

Freebase

  1. Belonging

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. belonging

    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  
  2. belonging

    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  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of belonging in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of belonging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of belonging in a Sentence

  1. Khan Wasey:

    Three terrorists belonging to LeJ have been killed in an armed clash with Frontier Corps and intelligence personnel.

  2. Pete Buttigieg:

    If talking about hope and belonging sounds optimistic for a time like this, fine, then call it optimistic, but do not call it naïve, because I believe in these things not based on my age, but based on my experience.

  3. Sam Saunders:

    I was glad to see I got in on my own number comfortably this week, it just gives me a feeling of belonging and knowing that I'm just out here to do my job and I'm just one of the other guys and trying to do the best I can to have a chance to win a golf tournament.

  4. Alaska Airlines:

    As a company, we know we are not yet where we need to be when it comes to diversity, but we are inspired and guided by our value to do the right thing. With this aircraft, we are doing the right thing by amplifying the conversation around education, equity and belonging and taking it to the skies, this aircraft will continue to be an inspiration for us on the journey.

  5. Fernando Novas:

    When I saw all the fragmented bones laying on the table, I thought all of them belonged to different dinosaur lineages, that dinosaur is spectacular and bizarre because it combines different features belonging to these three main groups of dinosaurs.

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