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Definition of 'belong'


  1. be owned by; be in the possession of; "This book belongs to me"
  2. originate (in); "The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"
       Synonyms: dwell consist lie lie in
  3. be suitable or acceptable; "This student somehow doesn't belong"
  4. 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?"
       Synonyms: go
  5. be classified with; "The whales belong among the mammals"

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