pertain to


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pertain to

verb relate to, concern, refer to, regard, be part of, belong to, apply to, bear on, befit, be relevant to, be appropriate to, appertain to regulations which pertain to your own specific situation
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True, I am not a swashbuckler; but perhaps there may also abide in me the spirit which should pertain to every man who is at once resigned and sure of himself.
His pallor was so peculiar, that it seemed to pertain to one who had been long entombed, and who was incapable of resuming the healthy glow and hue of life.
The bill also defines bodily injury and criminal sexual abuse as they pertain to senior citizens, and establishes an Elder Justice Coordinating Council to examine the problem of abuse of the elderly.
One may have strong opinions for or against gun control, but in the end this question does not pertain to absolute moral values.