belongings


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Related to belongings: chattel real

be·long·ing

 (bĭ-lông′ĭng, -lŏng′-)
n.
1. Acceptance as a natural member or part: a sense of belonging.
2. belongings Personal items that one owns; possessions.

belongings

(bɪˈlɒŋɪŋz)
pl n
(sometimes singular) the things that a person owns or has with him; possessions; effects
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.belongings - something ownedbelongings - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
possession - anything owned or possessed
material possession, tangible possession - property or belongings that are tangible
worldly belongings, worldly goods, worldly possessions - all the property that someone possess; "he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter"
ratables, rateables - property that provides tax income for local governments
hereditament - any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited
intellectual property - intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)
community property - property and income belonging jointly to a married couple
personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property - movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
things - any movable possession (especially articles of clothing); "she packed her things and left"
immovable, real estate, real property, realty - property consisting of houses and land
commonage - property held in common
landholding - a holding in the form of land
salvage - property or goods saved from damage or destruction
shareholding - a holding in the form of shares of corporations
church property, spirituality, spiritualty - property or income owned by a church
lease, letting, rental - property that is leased or rented out or let
trade-in - an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one
public property - property owned by a government
wealth - property that has economic utility: a monetary value or an exchange value
estate - everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
heirloom - (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance
stockholding, stockholdings - a specific number of stocks or shares owned; "sell holdings he has in corporations"
trust - something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary); "he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"

belongings

Translations
أَمْتِعَه، مُمْتَلَكاتمـُمْتَلَكات
majetekvěcizavazadla
ejendele
omat tavarattavara
imovina
eigur
所持品
소지품
lastnina
tillhörigheter
สมบัติส่วนตัว
eşyakişisel eşyalar
vật sở hữu

belongings

[bɪˈlɒŋɪŋz] NPLpertenencias fpl
see also personal A2

belongings

[bɪˈlɒŋɪŋz] nplaffaires fpl, possessions fpl
personal belongings → effets mpl personnels

belongings

plSachen pl, → Besitz m, → Habe f (geh); personal belongingspersönliches Eigentum, persönlicher Besitz; all his belongingssein ganzes Hab und Gut

belongings

[bɪˈlɒŋɪŋz] nplciò che si possiede, cose fpl (fam)
he lost all his belongings → ha perso tutto ciò che possedeva
personal belongings → effetti mpl personali

belong

(biˈloŋ) verb
1. (with to) to be the property of. This book belongs to me.
2. (with to) to be a native, member etc of. I belong to the sailing club.
3. (with with) to go together with. This shoe belongs with that shoe.
beˈlongings noun plural
personal possessions. She can't have gone away – all her belongings are still here.

belongings

مـُمْتَلَكات majetek ejendele Habseligkeiten υπάρχοντα pertenencias omat tavarat possessions imovina effetti personali 所持品 소지품 persoonlijke bezittingen eiendeler przynależności pertences собственность tillhörigheter สมบัติส่วนตัว eşya vật sở hữu 财产
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