verb (used without object)
Origin of pertain
Related formsun·per·tain·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for pertaining
We can't dismiss these human costs as pertaining to only somebody else.
Orthograph′ic, -al, pertaining or according to orthography: spelt correctly.
Is there anything else pertaining to this history into which you would like to inquire?At Last|Marion Harland
Some trustees were appointed to investigate the whole affair, for Fred was as ignorant as a child of all pertaining to the mill.Hope Mills|Amanda M. Douglas
Animal magnetism, pertaining to organized beings, acts upon their corresponding but higher molecules in the same general way.The Church of St. Bunco|Gordon Clark
He was execrated as were all things sent by Spain or pertaining to Spanish rule.