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belong meaning

EN[bɪˈlɒŋ] [bɪˈlɔŋ] [-ɒŋ]
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    Definition of belong in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGbelongsPRbelongingPT, PPbelongedPREbe-SUF-long
    1. VI To have its proper place.
      1. Where does this document belong? ‎
      2. You don’t belong here — get out. ‎
      3. I don’t belong to them! ‎
    2. VI (followed by to) To be part of, or the property of.
      1. That house belongs to me. ‎
    3. VI (followed by to) To be the spouse or partner of.
      1. VI (set theory) (followed by to) To be an element of (a set). The symbol means belongs to.
        1. Suppose belongs to ... (— written: ) ‎
      2. OBS VT To be deserved by.
      3. Preposition
        1. (Australian Aboriginal‎, optionally followed by to) Of, belonging to.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In sandy samples from Thailand, we found numerous macrodasyidan gastrotrichs belonging to an undescribed species of difficult taxonomic affiliation.
            • "Theism" belongs to that genus of disease in which morphinism, caffeinism, and vanillaism belong.
            • I was raised an Episcopalian but no longer belong to a church.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Wheea behight thee? = What is your name/to whom do you belong?
            • He would have been lonely but for the comradeships of the various clubs to which he belonged.
            • "Theism" belongs to that genus of disease in which morphinism, caffeinism, and vanillaism belong.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Morphemes
            • Prefixes
              • Words by prefix
                • Words prefixed with be-
            • Prepositions
              • Verbs
                • Intransitive verbs
                  • Transitive verbs
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                5. en belonger
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of belong for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "belong" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a preposition. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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