Simple Definition of behold
: to look at (something) : to see (something)
Examples of behold in a sentence
Those who have beheld the beauty of the desert never forget it.
<to anyone who beholds the immense complexity of life on earth>
Origin and Etymology of behold
Middle English, to keep, behold, from Old English behealdan, from be- + healdan to hold
First Known Use: before 12th century
BEHOLD Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
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