English verb: pertain
|1.||pertain (stative) be relevant to|
|Samples||There were lots of questions referring to her talk.|
My remark pertained to your earlier comments.
|Synonyms||bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, refer, relate, touch, touch on|
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP.|
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||affect, apply, center, center on, concentrate on, focus on, go for, hold, interest, involve, matter to, regard, revolve about, revolve around|
|Verb group||advert, allude, touch|
|2.||pertain (stative) be a part or attribute of|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s to somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||belong, belong to|