Legal Definition and Related Resources of Belong

Meaning of Belong

To be the property of someone. To be a part of or appurtenant to something.

Belong Alternative Definition

To be the property of. 248 111. 610.

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What does Belong mean in American Law?

The definition of Belong in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

To be the property of, or appended to, as in “The wallet belongs to Doe.” Also, to be properly part of a category or group, as in “He belongs with the Republicans.”


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Belong in the Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims

In statutes referring to inhabitancy, the poor, etc., designates the place of a person”s legal settlement, not merely his place of residence. Reading v. Westport, 19 Conn. 564 (1849), Church, C.J.; 3 id. 467; 18 id. 425; 8 Vt. 45.

Note: This legal definition of Belong in the Dictionary of Law (English and American Jurisprudence) is from 1893.



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