Belonging definition

bĭ-lôngĭng, -lŏng-
A thing that belongs to one.
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Possessions; property.
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The definition of a belonging is something owned by someone, or a close relationship.

An example of a belonging is person's wedding ring.

An example of a belonging is a person's best friend.

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Close relationship; familiarity; camaraderie.

A feeling of belonging.

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Present participle of belong.
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(uncountable) The action of the verb to belong.

I have a feeling of belonging in London.

A need for belonging seems fundamental to humans.

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(colloquial, dated) Family; relations; household.
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Acceptance as a natural member or part.

A sense of belonging.

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(countable) (almost always used in the plural) Something physical that is owned.

Make sure you take all your belongings when you leave.

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Personal items that one owns; possessions.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
belonging
Plural:
belongings