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Synonyms for behold
bɪˈhoʊldbe·hold

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  1. beholdverb

    Synonyms:
    get a load of

  2. beholdverb

    To see, or to look at.

    Synonyms:
    get a load of

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. behold

    What we discern we see apart from all other objects; what we discriminate we judge apart; what we distinguish we mark apart, or recognize by some special mark or manifest difference. We discriminate by real differences; we distinguish by outward signs; an officer is readily distinguished from a common soldier by his uniform. Objects may be dimly discerned at twilight, when yet we can not clearly distinguish one from another. We descry (originally espy) what is difficult to discover. Compare DISCOVER; LOOK.

    Synonyms:
    descry, discern, discriminate, distinguish, observe, perceive, recognize, see

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. behold

    Synonyms:
    look, discern, regard, view, descry, look upon, gaze, contemplate, observe, see, scan, survey

    Antonyms:
    overlook, disregard, ignore, miss, blink, wink, connive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. behold, lay eyes onverb

    see with attention

    "behold Christ!"

    Synonyms:
    lay eyes on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beholdverb

    Synonyms:
    see, observe, view, descry, discern, look upon, set one's eyes on

  2. beholdinterj.

    Synonyms:
    see, look, observe, lo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "behold":

    admire, embrace, look

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#79view
#446look
#1288survey
#3876regard
#3956scan
#4730recognize
#7591observe
#10269distinguish
#10795embrace
#14248behold
#15304perceive
#16605admire
#16957gaze
#19611discriminate
#26968discern
#27578contemplate
#274347descry

How to use behold in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.

  2. James Bryant Conant:

    Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

  3. Henry Hon:

    It is through ministering to people that believers behold the Lord and receive His glory.

  4. Mark Galeotti:

    But it is much harder to get an RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) or a machine gun or the boring things like spare parts for the above. You actually need to have a proper war for these sorts of things to become available and, lo and behold, you have a proper war, at the moment you have, from the criminals' point of view, a wonderful opportunity.

  5. Noah Petro:

    I’ve been telling people to go out at night on either Sunday or Monday night to see the supermoon, the difference in distance from one night to the next will be very subtle, so if it’s cloudy on Sunday, go out on Monday. Any time after sunset should be fine. The last time the full moon was this close to Earth was 1948, NASA says. BEHOLD, THE' PILLARS OF DESTRUCTION' The moon only appears full from Earth when our planet is between the sun and the moon. But since the moon’s orbit has an elliptical shape, sometimes it is closer to Earth than other times. Astronomers call the closest-to-the-Earth moment the perigee. What makes November 14 special is that the moon.


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