What is another word for beholding?

Pronunciation: [bɪhˈə͡ʊldɪŋ] (IPA)

When trying to replace the word "beholding," there are plenty of synonyms that can be used to describe the act of seeing or observing something. "Watching," "gazing," "viewing," "looking at," "surveying," "contemplating," and "staring" are all similar words that can be used as substitutes for "beholding." Each of these terms implies a slightly different level of engagement or intensity in the act of observation, and can be used in different contexts to convey different tones or emotions. Whether you're writing a formal essay, a creative work, or just looking to switch things up in your vocabulary, there are plenty of options available when it comes to synonyms for "beholding".

Synonyms for Beholding:

What are the hypernyms for Beholding?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Beholding?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for beholding (as nouns)

Usage examples for Beholding

An extraordinary clearness of sight seemed to possess her on beholding him.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
The sensual lips were slightly parted, and gave the face an expression of beholding something lovely or miraculous vanishing or just rising upon the rim of the distance.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
Somehow, it seemed to her that they were even now beholding the procession of kings and wise men upon some road on a distant part of the earth.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf

Famous quotes with Beholding

  • Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
    George A. Moore
  • The theatre is supremely fitted to say: 'Behold! These things are.' Yet most dramatists employ it to say: 'This moral truth can be learned from beholding this action.'
    Thornton Wilder
  • Remember how in that communion only, beholding beauty with the eye of the mind, he will be enabled to bring forth, not images of beauty, but realities (for he has hold not of an image but of a reality), and bringing forth and nourishing true virtue to become the friend of God and be immortal, if mortal man may.N.B. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. See also Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
    George Moore
  • I cannot help but wonder whether, by continuing and expanding the school lunch program, we aren't witnessing, if not encouraging, the slow demise of yet another American tradition the brown bag. ... Perhaps we are beholding yet another break in the chain that links child to home.
    Charles Mathias

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