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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
behold (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to perceive through sight or apprehension - see
2.
intransitive verb
to gaze upon - observe - used in the imperative especially to call attention
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
behold (verb)
1.
to have a clear idea of
SYNONIMS:
appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understand
RELATED WORDS:
absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierce
NEAR ANTONYMS:
misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstand
miss
behold (verb)
2.
to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
SYNONIMS:
behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witness
RELATED WORDS:
identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook
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