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APPERTA'IN, verb intransitive [Latin ad and pertineo, to pertain, of per and teneo, to hold. Pertineo is to reach to, to extend to, hence to belong. See Tenant.]

To belong, whether by right, nature or appointment.

Give it to him to whom it appertaineth. Leviticus 6:5.

[See Pertain.]