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Related to beholder: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
v. be·held (-hĕld′), be·hold·ing, be·holds
To see, look upon, or gaze at: I beheld a figure in the distance. See Synonyms at see1.
Used in the imperative for the purpose of calling attention.
[Middle English biholden, from Old English behaldan : be-, be- + healdan, to hold.]
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|Noun||1.||beholder - a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
eyeglass wearer - a person who wears spectacles in order to see better
audile - one whose mental imagery is auditory rather than visual or motor
motile - one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
noticer - someone who takes notice; "a careful noticer of details"
seer - an observer who perceives visually; "an incurable seer of movies"
looker, spectator, viewer, watcher, witness - a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
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