belonging

  • 1 Belonging — can refer to:* Ownership * Belonging (TV series), a Welsh television drama series * Belonging ( Angel ), a 2001 episode of the television series Angel * Belonging to Someone , a 1958 song * Belong (band), an ambient shoegaze band from New Orleans …

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  • 2 belonging — belonging; un·belonging; …

    English syllables

  • 3 belonging — [bi lôŋ′iŋ] n. 1. a thing that belongs to one 2. [pl.] possessions; property 3. close relationship; familiarity; camaraderie [a feeling of belonging] …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Belonging — Be*long ing, n. [Commonly in the pl.] 1. That which belongs to one; that which pertains to one; hence, goods or effects. Thyself and thy belongings. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is connected with a principal or greater thing; an appendage;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 belonging — index applicable, appurtenant, chattel, cognate, collateral (accompanying), correlative, holding (property owned) …

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  • 6 belonging to — index apposite, germane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 belonging — [n] sense of security in friendship acceptance, affinity, association, attachment, inclusion, kinship, loyalty, rapport, relationship; concepts 388,410 Ant. antipathy, insecurity …

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  • 8 belonging to — [adj] owned by affiliated with, associated with, essential to, held by, inherent in, intrinsic in, native to; concepts 404,549 …

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  • 9 Belonging — Belong Be*long , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Belonged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belonging}.] [OE. belongen (akin to D. belangen to concern, G. belangen to attain to, to concern); pref. be + longen to desire. See {Long}, v. i.] Note: [Usually construed with… …

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  • 10 belonging — noun a) The action of the verb to belong. I have a feeling of belonging in London. b) (almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned. A need for belonging seems fundamental to humans. Syn: possession, thing …

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  • 11 belonging —   Kō, kā, no, na.    ♦ Belonging to that place, no laila.    ♦ The hat belonging to Pua, kō Pua pāpale …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 12 belonging — noun Date: 1782 1. possession usually used in plural 2. close or intimate relationship < a sense of belonging > • belongingness noun …

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  • 13 belonging — be•long•ing [[t]bɪˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ [/t]] n. 1) belongings, possessions; personal effects 2) close relationship: a sense of belonging[/ex] • Etymology: 1595 …

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  • 14 belonging — /bəˈlɒŋɪŋ/ (say buh longing), /bi / (say bee ) noun 1. relationship; affinity: a sense of belonging. 2. (plural) possessions; goods; personal effects …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 belonging — noun happiness felt in a secure relationship with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging • Hypernyms: ↑happiness • Hyponyms: ↑comfortableness, ↑closeness, ↑intimacy …

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  • 16 belonging — /bi lawng ing, long /, n. 1. something that belongs. 2. belongings, possessions; goods; personal effects. [1595 1605; BELONG + ING1] * * * …

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  • 17 belonging — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. relationship, camaraderie, community, kinship, familiarity. ANT.: alienation, anomie, rejection II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One s portable property. Often used in plural: effect (used in plural), good (used in… …

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  • 18 belonging — n. membership, quality of being a part of, association be·long || bɪ lÉ’Å‹ v. be a part of; fit, suit …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 belonging to — fitting to, owned by …

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  • 20 belonging — n. 1. Endowment, attribute, quality, gift. 2. Property, goods and chattels, estate, pos session. 3. Appendage, appurtenance, appliance, accessory (which see) …

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