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.
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
Examples of belonging in a Sentence
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.
We are aware of the recent incident involving MPD officers responding to an audible residential burglary alarm and while at this call an MPD officer discharged their firearm, striking two dogs belonging to the homeowner, anytime an officer discharges their firearm in the line of duty there is an investigation. We are in the process of reviewing the video posted online, as well as the officer’s body camera video.
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.
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.
Some of them use it as an exit strategy, they leave criminal gangs for a new belonging, a new identity.
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