belonging meaning

  • Belonging or Belong can refer to:
  • Belongingness, the need for belonging

    Definition of belonging in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbelongingsPREbel-SUF-ing
    1. NU The action of the verb to belong.
      1. I have a feeling of belonging in London.
      2. A need for belonging seems fundamental to humans.
    2. NC (almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.
      1. COL (dated) family; relations; household.
      2. Verb
        1. present participle of belong.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • You'd better lock up your belongings before handing your keys to a valet; some of them have sticky fingers.
            • A chequerwise arrangement of the species belonging to the former Rimicaris and Chorocaris within Rimicaridinae gives additional evidence for their genetic similarity and thus synonimising both genera.
            • This operon is present in only a limited number of strains belonging to genomospecies 1, and it has been acquired once during evolution by horizontal transfer [21 ,22 ].
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • If you plan to detrain at the next stop, please begin gathering your belongings.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Participles
                    • Present participles
              Related Links:
              1. en belongings
              2. en belongingly
              3. en belongingness
              4. en belongingnesses
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of belonging for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "belonging" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
              Difficultness: Level 1
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              Definiteness: Level 1
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