Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of APPERTAIN

Pronunciation:  `apur'teyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  be a part or attribute of
 

APPERTAIN is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: pertain
 
 See Also: belong, consist, dwell, lie, lie in

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap`per*tain"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Appertained}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Appertaining}.] [OE. apperteinen, apertenen,
OF. apartenir, F. appartenir, fr. L. appertinere; ad +
pertinere to reach to, belong. See {Pertain}.]
To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment,
or custom; to relate.

      Things appertaining to this life.        --Hooker.

      Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth. --Lev. vi. 5.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY