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Verb: pertain  pu(r)'teyn
  1. Be relevant to
    "My remark pertained to your earlier comments";
    - refer, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do with
  2. Be a part or attribute of
    - appertain

Derived forms: pertains, pertained, pertaining

Type of: belong, belong to

Encyclopedia: Pertain