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Pertaining

1 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Pertain \Per*tain"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pertained}; p. pr. &
   vb. n. {Pertaining}.] [OE. partenen, OF. partenir, fr. L.
   pertinere to stretch out, reach, pertain; per + tenere to
   hold, keep. See {Per-}, and {Tenable}, and cf. {Appertain},
   {Pertinent}.]
   1. To belong; to have connection with, or dependence on,
      something, as an appurtenance, attribute, etc.; to
      appertain; as, saltness pertains to the ocean; flowers
      pertain to plant life.

            Men hate those who affect that honor by ambition
            which pertaineth not to them.         --Hayward.

   2. To have relation or reference to something.

            These words pertain unto us at this time as they
            pertained to them at their time.      --Latimer.

Pertaining

1 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Pertain \Per*tain"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pertained}; p. pr. &
   vb. n. {Pertaining}.] [OE. partenen, OF. partenir, fr. L.
   pertinere to stretch out, reach, pertain; per + tenere to
   hold, keep. See {Per-}, and {Tenable}, and cf. {Appertain},
   {Pertinent}.]
   1. To belong; to have connection with, or dependence on,
      something, as an appurtenance, attribute, etc.; to
      appertain; as, saltness pertains to the ocean; flowers
      pertain to plant life.

            Men hate those who affect that honor by ambition
            which pertaineth not to them.         --Hayward.

   2. To have relation or reference to something.

            These words pertain unto us at this time as they
            pertained to them at their time.      --Latimer.