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Synonyms for pertain
pərˈteɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with(verb)

    be relevant to

    "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, touch, resuscitate, equal, associate, doctor, have-to doe with, cite, rival, hit, consult, fix, appertain, continue, concern, impact, mend, worry, link, refer, strike, meet, reach, repair, connect, bushel, stir, bring up, uphold, tinge, look up, affect, occupy, restore, name, relate, touch on, interrelate, preserve, tinct, bear on, partake, allude, bear upon, mention, colligate, contact, match, tie in, come to, advert, push, furbish up, denote, carry on, revive, extend to, interest, disturb, link up, tint

  2. pertain, appertain(verb)

    be a part or attribute of

    Synonyms:
    touch on, refer, relate, touch, concern, bear on, have-to doe with, come to, appertain

Wiktionary

  1. pertain(verb)

    Synonyms:
    appertain

    Antonyms:
    irrelevant

  2. pertain(verb)

    to belong

    Synonyms:
    appertain

    Antonyms:
    irrelevant

  3. pertain(verb)

    to relate, to refer, be relevant to

    Synonyms:
    appertain

    Antonyms:
    irrelevant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pertain

    Synonyms:
    belong to, relate to, appertain to, regard, concern

    Antonyms:
    be foreign to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pertain(v)

    Synonyms:
    appertain

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pertain":

    relate, belong, refer

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How to use pertain in a sentence?

  1. United States:

    Joaquin was really interested in what people were saying about him, if it( didn't) pertain to him, he did not really care.

  2. Jorge Burgos:

    While attempting to unblock the road, in keeping with the laws that pertain to a public way, a lamentable situation occurred...that is being investigated by the local prosecutor's office, the circumstances that led to guns being used need to be investigated.

  3. Jeff Flake:

    I must also say that separate and apart from this nomination and the facts that pertain to it, I do not believe that the claim of sexual assault is invalid because a 15-year-old girl didn't promptly report the assault to the authorities, as the President of the United States said just two days ago.

  4. Justice Antonin Scalia:

    The issue on gay rights, on abortion, on many of the issues in which Ruth's opinions and my opinions differ does not pertain to the substance, it doesn't pertain to whether gay people ought to have those rights — whether there ought to be a constitutional right — a right to abortion, that isn't the issue, the issue is quite simply who decides, that's all.

  5. Mark Zuckerberg:

    I'm going to say stupid things, and I need to get feedback, 'that was dumb,' learn, get better, and I think that we're at a particular point of time where we don't have a lot of understanding for mistakes, or mistaken views, especially as they pertain to gender or race, and I think that you've got to make mistakes to learn, so if there's one thing that I'd wish for is for there to be more open discourse... And for that discourse to ultimately help us get to a better place as a society.

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