Appertain vs. Pertaining
Appertain and Pertaining Definitions
To belong as a proper function or part; pertain
Problems appertaining to social reform.
To have reference or relevance; relate
Evidence that pertains to the accident.
To belong to or be a part of, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate to.
To belong as an adjunct, part, holding, or quality
Skills that pertain to engineering.
To belong as a part, right, possession, attribute, etc.
To be fitting or suitable
Conduct that pertains to an officer.
To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate.
Things appertaining to this life.
Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth.
Present participle of pertain
Be a part or attribute of
Something that pertains; an appurtenance.