Meaning of “behold” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “behold” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beholdverb [ T ]

us /bɪˈhoʊld/ past tense and past participle beheld /bɪˈheld/

literature to see or look at:

He looked up and beheld the stranger sitting across the table, smiling a secret smile.

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