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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. be a part or attribute of;
[syn: pertain, appertain]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Appertain \Ap`per*tain"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Appertained; p. pr. & vb. n. Appertaining.] [OE. apperteinen, apertenen, OF. apartenir, F. appartenir, fr. L. appertinere; ad + pertinere to reach to, belong. See Pertain.] To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate. [1913 Webster] Things appertaining to this life. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth. --Lev. vi. 5. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

appertain v 1: be a part or attribute of [syn: pertain, appertain]