pertain

pertain
pertain [pər tān′]
vi.
[ME partenen < OFr partenir < L pertinere, to stretch out, reach < per-, intens. + tenere, to hold: see THIN]
1. to belong; be connected or associated; be a part, accessory, etc. [lands pertaining to an estate]
2. to be appropriate or suitable [conduct that pertains to a lady]
3. to have reference or relevance; be related [laws pertaining to the case]
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pertaining to
having to do with; belonging to

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