intr.v. per·tained, per·tain·ing, per·tains. 1. To have reference; relate: evidence that pertains to the accident. 2. To belong as an adjunct, part, holding, or quality. 3.
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verb relate to, concern, refer to, regard, be part of, belong to, apply to, bear on, befit, be relevant to, be appropriate to, appertain to regulations which pertain to ...