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belong

be·long

belong

 
 
pronunciation:
b lawng
phrases:
belong to
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: belonged, belonging, belongs
definition 1: to have a specific, proper, or appropriate location.
This painting belongs in a museum.
definition 2: to be accepted as part of a group; fit in.
I feel as if I belong.
similar words:
fit
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phrase: belong to
Word Builder: belong +
  • belongings:
    things that belong to a person.
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