Synonyms for belonging
Antonyms for belonging
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BELONGING
I must say I don't know of any belonging to the latter class.
Why resist, and refuse the glory of belonging to the faculty?
He carried Kingozi's rifle, but left that belonging to Winkleman with Mali-ya-bwana.
You heard what I said, Douw, upon your belonging henceforth to this house--to me?
I'll not ask you, with your remembrance of my house and all belonging to it, whether you believe it.
That night a slave and his wife, belonging to the place, ran away to the enemy.
In one corner was a donkey tied up, belonging to the Bohemian.
The chroniclers were Buddhists belonging to the sect of the Buddha Gothama.
This was a realm of unrest and tempest, which the devils claimed as belonging to themselves.
The people looked upon her as belonging to them more than she had done before, and faction was silenced by the general delight.
mid-14c., "to go along with, properly relate to," from be- intensive prefix, + longen "to go," from Old English langian "pertain to, to go along with," of unknown origin. Senses of "be the property of" and "be a member of" first recorded late 14c. Cognate with Middle Dutch belanghen, Dutch belangen, German belangen. Replaced earlier Old English gelang, with completive prefix ge-.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BELONGING
- associated with
- conjoined with
- coupled with
- in tempo
- in time