appertain to

(redirected from appertains to)

appertain to

To apply or pertain to someone. What rights appertain to me as a naturalized citizen?

appertain to something

[of a responsibility or privilege] to belong to something as a right. Do these rights appertain to a third cousin of the deceased? The statement doesn't make sense. It appertains to no one as it is stated.
References in classic literature ?
Practiced in all that portion of human knowledge which appertains to a salesman, he let the sweet girls select two or three dozen handkerchiefs of great beauty, but totally without ornament, and even pay for them, before he said a word on the subject of the claims of his reserved corps.
Special wishes to those celebrating their first Christmas as university graduates after getting the power to read and do all that appertains to their degrees.
1m damages appertains to another claim over work on the museum's ceilings which NML also won and the judge said he would give his decision on how much AEW should pay at a later date.
However, the sales data appertains to a time prior to the School changing their policy to no longer allowing students off site at lunchtime.
appertains to the " classical tradition" of Slovene CompLit.
Knowledge appertains to the greater part, the supreme evil belongs to the lesser and baser part.
Commonsense is a word most MPs don't seem to comprehend when it appertains to them.
Everything that appertains to young people seems to be good for cutting.
While Quint asserts that this paradigm appertains to Continental, not English, literature, Lockey argues that a more attentive reading of romance fiction indicates that the model does indeed hold for the English tradition as well.
AS many adages give us ordinary housewives some comfort in speculating their truths, I'd like to quote one adage that now appeals to me, and that is, ``variety is the spice of life'', as it appertains to housework.
This is why, whereas baptism properly appertains to the work of Christ during his earthly life (which is consummated in the crucifixion and the resurrection), chrismation appertains to the reception of the Holy Spirit, and the divine eucharist appertains to the operation of the Holy Spirit for the union of the believers with Christ, who is present invisibly.
Branch secretary Mark Walsh said: "We won't have the full document from Friday's meeting but we are hoping to have the information that appertains to Liverpool and we also hope to meet management this morning to ask them to reconsider the hours issue.