Definition for belonging

noun as in sense of security in friendship

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Example Sentences

The 18-year-old freshman, who asked to use only his first name for privacy, had to have a lot of his belongings mailed over to campus from across the country.

From Fortune

A mesh pocket makes it easy to store your various belongings while you exercise and the vest’s reflective strip is the perfect addition for late night workouts.

Home insurance covers damage from weather and water, theft of belongings, vandalism, fire, and personal injury lawsuits.

When a perp takes your belongings it screws you up psychologically.

A special edition of the series, called What I Can Live Without, was repurposed to auctioning off celebrities’ favorite, or more notable, belongings on eBay.

From Digiday

The issue explored the theme of vulnerability, “relevant to anyone who seeks understanding, change, love, and belonging.”

On 18 May, Spitz led Moore to Prien, where they located a large collection of trunks and crates belonging to Schwend.

There are no enormous accounts belonging to Italian families, politicians and bad families.

Polio is one of many viruses belonging to the "enterovirus" family.

Police say they also recovered at least one cellphone belonging to  Vineberg that contained Hoffman’s number.

The Philippines are shared by many tribes, all belonging to the same brown race.

Before tobacco was much known in Germany, some soldiers belonging to a cavalry regiment were quartered in a German village.

The opposite side, belonging to Hanover, is as flat and monotonous as the other is beautiful.

In all the events belonging to this century, we have only to deal with the last two figures— Model Queen gives the date of 37.

Shoals of tunny-fish, (fish four and five feet long, and belonging to the dolphin tribe,) were seen tumbling about the ship.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to belonging, such as: acceptance, affinity, association, attachment, inclusion, and kinship.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.