belong belong  /bɪ ˈlɔŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) be owned by; be in the possession of
  2. (v) be suitable or acceptable
  3. (v) be in the right place or situation
  4. (v) be rightly classified in a class or category
  5. (v) be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place)
  6. (v) be a part or adjunct

Synonym(s)

go

Usage(s):

  1. The future does not belong to those who gather armies on a field of battle or bury missiles in the ground.
  2. It is a scene that could belong to an outlandish biblical epic movie or a sinister labor camp.

News

  1. Salinas police: Body may belong to missing woman

    Salinas police confirmed Tuesday a badly decomposed female body discovered over the weekend in the Natividad Creek bed near the end of Garner Avenue could belong to Leticia Morales-Soto, who went missing on Thanksgiving Day 2012.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salinas Californian

  2. Salinas police: Decomposed body may belong to missing woman

    Salinas police confirmed Tuesday a badly decomposed female body discovered over the weekend in the Natividad Creek bed near the end of Garner Avenue could belong to Leticia Morales-Soto, who went missing on Thanksgiving Day 2012.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Salinas Californian

  3. 7 Reasons the McMahon Family Drama Does Not Belong on TV

    Ah, yes. WWE Raw. Or as it has recently become known, "The McMahon Family Drama Show." Stephanie is a high-powered business woman! Triple H doesn't belong in the ring anymore! Vince McMahon is just concerned about his family! Stephanie and Triple H are having marital problems! Triple H wants to beat up his father-in-law! Oh, and now they're hugging it out! Is this wrestling or Days of Our Lives ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "These are separate individuals that are responsible for criminal acts," Stoltenberg said. "It is always bad to judge a whole group of people from what individuals are doing and that is independently of what group these people belong to."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jens Stoltenberg Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I am told that some have even spoken in terms of 'old' Europe versus 'new,'" Gates said. "All of these characterizations belong in the past."
    on Feb 11, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Forbes

  3. "I'm not interested in partisanship that serves no other purpose than to gain a temporary advantage over our opponents. This mindless, paralyzing rancor must come to an end. We belong to different parties, not different countries," McCain says...
    on May 14, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Washington Post

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