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beholding


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beholding  \Be*hold"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  seeing;  sight;  also  that  which  is  beheld.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Behold  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beholding  \Be*hold"ing\,  a. 
  Obliged;  beholden.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  was  much  bound  and  beholding  to  the  right  reverend 
  father.  --Robynson 
  (More's 
  Utopia). 
 
  So  much  hath  Oxford  been  beholding  to  her  nephews,  or 
  sister's  children.  --Fuller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beholding 
  n  :  perception  by  means  of  the  eyes  [syn:  {visual  perception},  {seeing}] 




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