- to have a proper or suitable place: the chair belongs in the corner; she belongs in the movies
- to be part of; be related or connected (to)
- to be a member: with to
- to be owned: with to
- Slang to be the owner: with to: who belongs to this toothbrush?
Origin of belongMiddle English bilangen from be-, intensive + longen, to be suitable from Old English langian, to belong