"belonged" in the verb sense
be owned by be in the possession of
"This book belongs to me"
be suitable or acceptable
"This student somehow doesn't belong"
3. belong, go
be in the right place or situation
"Where do these books belong?"
"Let's put health care where it belongs
be rightly classified in a class or category
"The whales belong among the mammals"
be a member, adherent, inhabitant, etc. (of a group, organization, or place
"They belong to the same political party"
6. belong to, belong
be a part or adjunct
"the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection"
"These pages don't belong"
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