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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.||beholding - perception by means of the eyes |
perception - the process of perceiving
contrast - the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
face recognition - the visual perception of familiar faces
object recognition - the visual perception of familiar objects
visual space - the visual perception of space
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