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1. behold

verb. ['bɪˈhoʊld'] see with attention.

Synonyms

  • see

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • beholden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • behealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Behold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • withhold
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • scold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold
  • tolled

Example sentences of the word behold


1. Verb, base form
A clean, slick and shiny bar top is a beauty to behold in any space.

Quotes containing the word behold


1. Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!
- Sitting Bull

2. I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

3. The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.
- Richard Bach

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