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Definition 1: be owned by; be in the possession of - [verb of possession]

Samples where belong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This book belongs to me

(belong is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 2: be rightly classified in a class or category - [verb of stative]

Samples where belong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The whales belong among the mammals

(belong is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 3: be suitable or acceptable - [verb of stative]

Samples where belong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This student somehow doesn't belong

(belong is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 4: be in the right place or situation - [verb of stative]

Samples where belong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for belong in the sense of this definition

(belong is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

Definition 5: be a part or adjunct - [verb of stative]

Samples where belong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection
  • These pages don't belong

Synonyms for belong in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of belong ) be inherent in something

(... is a kind of belong ) be a part or attribute of

Definition 6: be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place) - [verb of stative]

Samples where belong or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They belong to the same political party

(belong is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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