Meaning of pertain

per•tain

Pronunciation: (pur-tān'), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to have reference or relation; relate: documents pertaining to the lawsuit.
  2. to belong or be connected as a part, adjunct, possession, or attribute.
  3. to belong properly or fittingly; be appropriate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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