1. [ verb ] be about; have to do with; be relevant to; refer, pertain, or relate to
Synonyms: concern refer relate come_to touch bear_on touch_on

"What's this novel all about?" "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"

Related terms: involve apply focus_on matter_to allude applicability
2. [ verb ] be a part or attribute of
Synonyms: appertain
Related terms: dwell accessory
Similar spelling:   pertainym