Definition of Appertain

1. Verb. Be a part or attribute of.

Exact synonyms: Pertain
Generic synonyms: Belong, Belong To
Derivative terms: Appurtenance, Appurtenant, Pertinent



Definition of Appertain

1. v. i. To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate.

Definition of Appertain

1. Verb. To belong to or be a part of, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate to. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Appertain

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appertain

appenzeller
apperceive
apperceived
apperceives
apperceiving
apperception
apperceptions
apperceptive
apperceptive agnosia
apperil
apperill
apperills
apperils
appersonation
appertain (current term)
appertained
appertainest
appertaineth
appertaining
appertainment
appertainments
appertains
appertinent
appestat
appestats
appetence
appetences
appetencies
appetency

Literary usage of Appertain

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1. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Charles Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond (1831)
"... to whom the ship did or might appertain in part or in all; hut it was not alleged, nor did it appear by the declaration and with sufficient certainty, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1868)
"It is to this part of the work the illustrations referred to on the title page appertain. DPC ART. XXXVII.—On Diseases of the Lungs and Air-Passages ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"... by any French vessel, in order that proceedings may be had concerning such capture or recapture in due form of law and as to right shall appertain. ..."

4. pennsylvania archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"... receipt of such information, and the same being seen by the Assembly, further resolution be taken thereupon as to the exigency of affairs may appertain. ..."

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