- 1 (appertain to) Relate to; concern: the answers generally appertain to improvements in standards of serviceMore example sentences
- ‘‘Prerogative’ power is, properly speaking, legal power which appertains to the Crown but not to its subjects.
- Hence existence appertains to the nature of substance, and every substance contains within itself the complete explanation of its own nature and existence.
- Thus the Act provides, as it seems to me, firstly that every hereditament has to have its own rateable value and secondly that every rateable value appertains to a particular hereditament.
late Middle English: from Old French apertenir, from late Latin appertinere, from ad- 'to' + Latin pertinere 'to pertain'.