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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:

    relate, belong, refer

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How to use pertain in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Jay Harriman:

    Friday's events were astounding and have people completely rethinking their assessments and perspectives and the country's future political trajectory, the monarchy has semi-divine status in Thailand. Public appearances and statements often pertain to royal duty or events.

  4. The FOJ:

    The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York accuses him of accepting bribes totalling millions of dollars in connection with the sale of marketing rights to various sports marketing firms and keeping the money for himself, the marketing rights in question pertain to the broadcast of qualifying matches for the soccer World Cup, regional soccer tournaments and continental soccer championships in North and South America.

  5. Roger Stone:

    I actually have communicated with Assange, i believe the next tranche of his documents pertain to the Clinton Foundation but there's no telling what the October surprise may be.


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