Definitions of belong

  1. 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?"
  2. originate ( in); " The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
  3. be classified with; " The whales belong among the mammals"
  4. be suitable or acceptable; " This student somehow doesn't belong"
  5. be owned by; be in the possession of; " This book belongs to me"
  6. To be the property of; as, Jamaica belongs to Great Britain.
  7. To be a part of, or connected with; to be appendant or related; to owe allegiance or service.
  8. To be the concern or proper business or function of; to appertain to.
  9. 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.
  10. To be deserved by.
  11. To be the property ( of); go along ( with); be a part ( of); be added ( to), or connected ( with); be the concern or business ( of); to live in; be suitable ( to); be the due ( of); be native ( to).
  12. To be one's property: to be a part: to pertain: to have residence.
  13. To be the property of; pertain to.
  14. To be a possession or part; be an attribute; be suitable; appertain; followed by to.
  15. To be the property, attribute, or appendage of; to be the concern or business of; to appertain; to be a resident or native of; to be suitable for; to be rated to.
  16. To be the property of or business of; to be an inherent quality of; to be related to or connected with; to have a residence in.

Usage examples for belong

  1. We don't belong here. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  2. It doesn't belong to you. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  3. " I suppose I don't really belong here, made only for fun, as I am. – The Story of Calico Clown by Laura Lee Hope
  4. After all, it's her fault that the farm does not already belong to him. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  5. Papa did not seem to belong to them; I don't know how I discovered this, but I found it out, little as I was. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  6. But here- well I seem to belong here. – The Lost Warship by Robert Moore Williams
  7. We belong together, you and I! – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  8. Does he belong to your aunt? – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  9. Tears belong only to solitude, but she has no longer even solitude. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  10. Does not all I have belong to that One, who loves me and whom I love? – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  11. They'll say I'm where I belong. – Comrades by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  12. It doesn't matter where- only a long, long way, where you will belong only to me and your work- For you can take my word for it all- tired is half- happy! – Honor: A Play in Four Acts by Hermann Sudermann
  13. I belong to the church of England, and am a friend of that church, from feeling and from conviction. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  14. For certain, too, many of the people did not belong to Chippinge. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  15. All of what happened seems to me like a dream that doesn't really belong in my life. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  16. " Promise me, Jean," she said in the same low way, " that you will keep these with you always, and that sometimes in your great world you will look at them and remember- that they, too, belong to France"- and then suddenly her voice broke, and she had run from the room. – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  17. Hope you won't think I'm crowdin' in where I don't belong. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  18. We say they belong to him; but do they belong to him? – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  19. " I don't really belong in Medicine Bend," was his return. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman