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per·tain

pertain

 
 
pronunciation:
pr teIn
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pertains, pertaining, pertained
definition 1: to relate to or have to do with something.
The captain knew everything pertaining to the ship.
synonyms:
relate
similar words:
apply, connect
definition 2: to be a part of or belong to something.
A bat and ball are two things that pertain to baseball.
synonyms:
relate
similar words:
belong to, go
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