The definition of behold means to see or perceive.(verb)
An example of behold is to look at a dazzling star in the sky.
See behold in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME biholden < OE bihealdan, to hold, keep hold of: see be- & hold
See behold in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb be·held (-hĕldˈ), be·hold·ing, be·holds verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English biholden
Origin: , from Old English behaldan
Origin: : be-, be-
Origin: + healdan, to hold; see hold1.
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