Synonyms of pertain in English:


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1‘developments pertaining to the economy’

concern, relate to, be related to, be connected with, be relevant to, have relevance to, apply to, be pertinent to, have reference to, refer to, have a bearing on, appertain to, bear on, affect, involve, cover, touch
archaic regard

2‘the shop premises and stock and all assets pertaining to the business’

belong to, be a part of, be an adjunct of, go along with, be included in

3‘salaries which are much lower than those that pertain in Western Europe’

exist, be the order of the day, obtain, be in effect, be the case, be prevalent, prevail, be current, be established