belong to (someone or something)

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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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References in classic literature ?
It belongs to one of our companions, who is overtaking us.
It belongs to one of the numerous islands with which this sea is strewn--to vessels a simple sandbank--to us an immense cavern.
Madame de Maisonrouge belongs to one of the oldest and proudest families in France; but she has had reverses which have compelled her to open an establishment in which a limited number of travellers, who are weary of the beaten track, who have the sense of local colour--she explains it herself; she expresses it so well--in short, to open a sort of boarding-house.
Dr Saif said sometime some unpleasant incidents gave such impression as if this country belongs to one group only whereas this country was created for all communities by our great leader Qauid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
I received unconfirmed information that it belongs to one of the five remaining Vietnamese hostages, but this is sketchy.
The first poet of the book is Abeer Hoque, a Nigerian-born Bangladeshi American writer, and the last, William Radice, an English poet who teaches Bengali, exhibiting the contemporary state of English poetry that no longer belongs to one or two nations but to the world.
If the jackpot ticket belongs to one person, rather than a syndicate, they will break the record for the world's biggest lottery jackpot win - pounds 81million in Italy's Superenalotto in October last year.
The December "Editor's Note" should have said that the 3D facial recognition technology shown at the Johnson Controls booth at the ASIS seminar and exhibits belongs to one of Johnson Controls' partner companies, ALIVE Tech, Inc.
The second of only six women ever to fly a U-2--in which pilots soar at 70,000 feet while outfitted in a space suit with supplemental oxygen--Espinoza belongs to one of the most exclusive high-altitude clubs on earth.
It's like an artist who belongs to one school of painting nevertheless being able to appreciate the work of a colleague from another school.
So it can be displayed on any car in which the disabled person is being transported, whether it belongs to one of the family or a friend.
The police think that the digit belongs to one of the nannies who have recently disappeared from the neighborhood.
The phone belongs to one of the prop guys - but cast members have been answering what they call "the fan phone", and getting viewers' feedback on the new series.
Knowing that each of 2004's candidates for America's highest offices belongs to one or more secret organizations, think about the admonition that William Cullen Bryant gave in 1837: he said that people have "a right to discuss freely and openly .
Yatsu, who belongs to one of the anti-Koizumi factions within the LDP, said he told the chief cabinet secretary that many members of the faction had called for the administration to compile a supplementary budget in a meeting on Thursday.