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.
Speaking at a media conference here today, Ravi Chandran said initial investigations revealed that the house, which belongs to one of the suspects, was used as a pre-distribution packaging centre.
The bus, which reportedly belongs to one of the parents, had picked the students from the school.
Presumably, the machine belongs to one of the courier or postal services.
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.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A body found on Saturday on the shores of Marmara Island belongs to one of five people who went missing after they rented a paddle boat at an ystanbul beach last Sunday, officials said on Monday.
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.'
Crow belongs to one of the church's "new ecclesial movements," the multiplicity of international lay movements that came to prominence during the 20th century, especially during the pontificate of Pope John Paul II.