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Synonyms for belonging

Noun

1. belonging, happiness
usage: happiness felt in a secure relationship; "with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"

Verb

1. belong, be
usage: be owned by; be in the possession of; "This book belongs to me"
2. belong, be
usage: be suitable or acceptable; "This student somehow doesn't belong"
3. belong, go, be
usage: 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?"
4. belong, be
usage: be rightly classified in a class or category; "The whales belong among the mammals"
5. belong, be
usage: be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place); "They belong to the same political party"
6. belong to, belong
usage: be a part or adjunct; "the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection"; "These pages don't belong"
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