Part of speech: verb

To belong as an attribute, property, element, etc.; appertain; relate.

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Usage examples "pertain":

  1. To regard them as the things to which they pertain, or as constituent parts of them, leads to endless fallacies. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. To the night the things of the night pertain. - "Lore of Proserpine", Maurice Hewlett.
  3. This question does not pertain to those who live in Christian communities and within the circle of Christian light and influence. - "India’s Problem Krishna or Christ", John P. Jones.