belong to

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belong to (someone or something)

1. To be a member of something, such as a team or club. My daughter belongs to the debate team at school. I belong to the gym on Main Street if you ever want to come work out with me.
2. To be one's possession. No, that coat belongs to Rachel—mine has a hood. Who do these headphones belong to?
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belong to someone or something

to be owned by someone or something. This one belongs to me. This desk belongs to the company. You can't take it home!
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MIRPUR -- Four of the nine newly elected Pakistan-origin members of the House of Commons, of the British Parliament, belong to Mirpur district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
Getting into the festive spirit |are guinea pigs Jumper and Ewok who belong to Antony and Marie Payne from Selly Oak
This is our central challenge: how to belong to another even if our parents didn't.
16, in southern Falluja, they belong to a military office and a neighborhood's Mayor in southern Falluja, Anbar province.
SALAHAL-DIN/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here that 8 workers were wounded in bombing 7 residences belong to police personnel and a building that belonged to a high ranking security officer.
The demolished houses belong to Shafa Allah, Saleh, Hussein and Sulaiman al-Zayed, while the demolished barracks belonging to Saleh, Tayseer and Ismael al-Rashaydeh and Ibrahim al-Zaid.
HOW come I know which socks belong to the husband, which belong to the 12-year-old and which belong to the nine-year-old, yet none of them know which belong to each other?
If you would like to donate, volunteer, find out how your camp can become a site for Camp To Belong, or learn more about how to bring Camp To Belong to your community, visit www.
He belongs to Gary Wake AND ready for her close-up is Suzy, right, who also belongs to Gary of Middlesbrough GETTING comfy are Belle and Izzy, who belong to James Hoyland WOULD you like to see your pet's picture here in Pets Corner?
The proportion of people who belong to a company pension scheme has fallen by nearly a 10th during the past 12 years, official figures show.
Mumbai, Feb 3 (ANI): Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray today hit back at Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's 'Mumbai for all Indians' comment by saying Mumbai may belong to all Indians, but how can it belong to an Italian mummy.
It is possible that feeling as though one is valued and fits within one community may give individuals the confidence and motivation to belong to another community.
Then and only then will we be the covenanted community that God calls us to be--only then will there be a place that we can really belong to.
And not everyone is good-willed: "If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you do not belong to the world, .
Johnson: "One of the most important things the black artist has to learn early on is how to belong to black people.