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.


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