What does beholden mean?

Definitions for beholden
bɪˈhoʊl dənbe·hold·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beholden(p)(adj)

    under a moral obligation to someone


  1. beholden(Adjective)

    Obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.

    From an early age, I had decided I wanted to be beholden to no one.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beholden

    of Behold

  2. Beholden

    obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted

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How to say beholden in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beholden in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beholden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of beholden in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Palin:

    He's beholden only to doing the right thing.

  2. Diane Abair:

    I'm not somebody that he can be beholden to.

  3. Ruby Lopez:

    We should not be beholden to oil and gas for our education.

  4. Simon Young:

    They would no longer be beholden by Article 5 and the Joint Declaration.

  5. John Cox:

    Candidates on both sides raise enormous amounts of money, then become beholden to those who give it to them.

Images & Illustrations of beholden

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