Definition of behold
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
Recent Examples of behold from the Web
Words alone cannot behold the music's transcendental beauty and healing power—her music is a spiritual experience.
Ladies and germs, behold the son of Indiana Jones: Shia LaBeouf.
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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 English Language Learners
Definition of behold for English Language Learners
: to look at (something) : to see (something)
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