AskDefine | Define belongings

Dictionary Definition

belongings n : something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property"; [syn: property, holding, material possession]

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belonging (plural belongings)
  1. A possession or personal item; often used in the plural
    • You may leave your belongings in the cloakroom
  2. The contentment felt in a secure homely environment
    • I now have a sense of belonging here


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accessories, appanages, appendages, appointments, appurtenances, chattels, choses, choses in action, choses in possession, choses local, choses transitory, effects, goods, lares and penates, material things, movables, paraphernalia, perquisites, personal effects, personal property, possessions, things, trappings
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