Antonyms
Etymology

1. belong

verb. ['bɪˈlɔŋ'] be owned by; be in the possession of.

Antonyms

  • linger

Etymology

  • belongen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Belong

  • vietcong
  • guangdong
  • yearlong
  • xudong
  • see-kiong
  • prolong
  • lifelong
  • hong-kong
  • drepung
  • zedong
  • yuzong
  • xuedong
  • strong
  • sprong
  • pudong
  • hmong
  • delong
  • dejongh
  • dejonge
  • dejong
  • vuong
  • truong
  • throng
  • stong
  • spong
  • sarong
  • quang
  • prong
  • phuong
  • luong

How do you pronounce belong?

Pronounce belong as bɪˈlɔŋ.

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Sentences with belong


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
These birds belong to the family of corvids.

2. Verb, base form
Dark colored mold that you find in your home may likely belong to either the Stachybotrys or Cladosporium genus.

3. Noun, singular or mass
All profits and losses from the sole proprietorship belong on the owner's tax return.

4. Adverb
Fiduciary fees also belong in this section.

Quotes about belong


1. Brazil is where I belong, the place that feels like home. They love their family, their country and God, and are not afraid to let anybody know it.
- Dionne Warwick

2. My identity was a big issue when I was a teenager, and I had a lot of questions, like: 'Who am I?' 'Who do I belong to?' But when I was still quite young, I decided that belonging is a tough process in life, and I'd better say I belonged to myself and the world rather than belonging to one nationality or another.
- Hiam Abbass

3. That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

2. belong

verb. ['bɪˈlɔŋ'] be suitable or acceptable.

Antonyms

  • precede

Etymology

  • belongen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. belong

verb. ['bɪˈlɔŋ'] be in the right place or situation.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive

Etymology

  • belongen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. belong

verb. ['bɪˈlɔŋ'] be rightly classified in a class or category.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • belongen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. belong

verb. ['bɪˈlɔŋ'] be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place).

Antonyms

  • stay

Etymology

  • belongen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. belong

verb. ['bɪˈlɔŋ'] be a part or adjunct.

Synonyms

  • belong to
  • inhere
  • appertain

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • belongen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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