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Beholden
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.
Beholden
Beholden Be*hold"en, p. a. [Old p. p. of behold, used in the primitive sense of the simple verb hold.] Obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted. But being so beholden to the Prince. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Beholden from wikipedia

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- hands. The programme was designed primarily to create a landed gentry beholden to the crown, which would use the lands much more efficiently. Although...
- bottlenecks, shortages, and inflation. The Shah was perceived by many as beholden to—if not a puppet of—a non-Muslim Western power (i.e., the United States)...
- bought the bankrupt Post in 1933, he ****ured the public he would not be beholden to any party. But as a leading Republican (it was his old friend Herbert...
- using our Defence Forces with such admirable skill, the nation remains beholden to Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri. He will be remembered for all times to come...
- remained a key player in Dahomeyan politics, with civilian presidents beholden to their military backers. In October 1972, a coup (the fifth in the country's...
- Suez, that Eden and his Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd "felt still more beholden to the French on account of this offer". Eden also resigned from the House...
- monarchists, while Federalists charged that Jefferson was a godless libertine beholden to the French. Historian Joyce Appleby said the election was "one of the...
- continually with ever fiercer and more bitter hatred." The English clergy, beholden to the king for their preferments and livings, were unable to support Anselm...
- Haskell of Oklahoma, former Democratic Treasurer, said that Senators beholden to Standard Oil lobbied Roosevelt, in the summer of 1904, to authorize...