Behold and Perceive


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Behold verb – To have a clear idea of.
Usage example: to anyone who beholds the immense complexity of life on earth

Perceive is a synonym for behold in see topic. In some cases you can use "Perceive" instead a verb "Behold", when it comes to topics like regard, watch, look at, understand. popular alternative
Nearby Words: beholding, beholder
Synonyms for Behold


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Perceive verb – To have a vague awareness of.
Usage example: I thought I perceived a problem, but I wasn't sure

Behold is a synonym for perceive in see topic. You can use "Behold" instead a verb "Perceive", if it concerns topics such as watch, notice, understand. popular alternative
Nearby Words: perception, perceptive, perceiving, perceived, percept
Synonyms for Perceive

Common collocations

life behold life perceive life
sound behold sound perceive sound
truth behold truth perceive truth
nature behold nature perceive nature
Other nouns: creature, someone, form, world.
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