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 ?
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.
The faces of these young people, especially those who were militarymen, bore that expression of condescending respect for their elders which seems to say to the older generation, "We are prepared to respect and honor you, but all the same remember that the future belongs to us.
In our country, we say, the highway belongs to the king, therefore this square is his majesty's; and, consequently, as we are the king's ambassadors, the square belongs to us.
The empire of the moon belongs to us," said Nicholl.
It belongs to us and that being the case, we say that this man must go and if he refuses to resign, he should be sacked with no golden handshakes either.
The goal, he said, is to 'protect what belongs to us.
He said in his response to the current situation: "Yes, the situation does not bode well, especially with the reluctance of some who belongs to us to continue to demonstrate, which increased the deep and great sorrow on the wounded Iraq.
When will people stop this barbaric past time of injuring and slaughtering our wildlife, which belongs to us to enjoy?
It doesn't belong to you, it belongs to us, the people.
He was advised he could not touch him because "he belongs to us now".
Free THE world belongs to us all And there is no room for discrimination.
This land belongs to us and it is not illegally captured," said a woman protestor.
Olly belongs to us and is a British boy, he was really keen when we spoke to him and it will also make us stronger at reserve too.
Let us give them their right to this holiday regardless of whether we think we are taking care of them because this day belongs to them more than it belongs to us.
It shouldn't be allowed to speak of a player that belongs to us - it doesn't work like that.