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 for Appertaining
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Appertain \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.
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           Things appertaining to this life.        --Hooker.
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           Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth. --Lev. vi. 5.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "appertaining":
     a propos, ad rem, admissible, affinitive, applicable, applying,
     apposite, appropriate, apropos, associative, belonging, comparable,
     comparative, congenial, connective, correlative, en rapport,
     germane, in point, involving, linking, material, pertaining,
     pertinent, proportionable, proportional, proportionate, referable,
     referring, relating, relational, relative, relevant, sympathetic,
     to the point, to the purpose
  
  

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