To belong is defined as being a member, to fit in or be suitable for.(verb)
An example of to belong is to be a member of a book club.
See belong in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bilangen < be-, intens. + longen, to be suitable < OE langian, to belong
See belong in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb be·longed, be·long·ing, be·longs
Origin: Middle English bilongen
Origin: : probably bi-, be-
Origin: + longen, to belong (probably from long, dependent, from Old English gelang, along, depending; see del-1 in Indo-European roots).
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