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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Appertain  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  appertain 
  v  :  be  a  part  or  attribute  of  [syn:  {pertain}] 




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