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Meaning of BEHOLD

Pronunciation:  bi'howld

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  see, as with attention
 

BEHOLD is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: lay eyes on
 
 See Also: see

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Be*hold"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beheld}(p. p. formerly
    {Beholden}, now used only as a p. a.); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Beholding}.] [OE. bihalden, biholden, AS. behealdan to hold,
    have in sight; pref. be- + healdan to hold, keep; akin to G.
    behalten to hold, keep. See {Hold}.]
    To have in sight; to see clearly; to look at; to regard with
    the eyes.
    
          When he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. --Num.
                                                   xxi. 9.
    
          Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of
          the world.                               --John. i. 29.
    
    Syn: To scan; gaze; regard; descry; view; discern.
    
    
  2. \Be*hold"\, v. i.
    To direct the eyes to, or fix them upon, an object; to look;
    to see.
    
          And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne, . .
          . a lamb as it had been slain.           --Rev. v. 6.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: catch sight of, clap eyes on, descry, discern, discover, distinguish, espy, glimpse, have in sight, ken, lay eyes on, look at, look on, look upon, make out, mark, NB, note, notice, observe, perceive, pick out, recognize, regard, remark, see, sight, spot, spy, take in, twig, view, witness
 

 

 

 

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