Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: beholden
IPA transcription: [bɪh'oʊldən]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: beholden(p)
    Meaning: under a moral obligation to someone
Usage examples
  • It was still a trouble to him to think that he should have been in any way beholden to John Grey; but the terrible thing had been done, the evil had occurred.
  • By my faith, said Arthur, they are two marvellous knights, and namely Balin passeth of prowess of any knight that ever I found, for much beholden am I unto him; would God he would abide with me.
  • Then King Howel embraced him in his arms, and said: Sir Tristram, all my kingdom I will resign to thee. God defend, said Sir Tristram, for I am beholden unto you for your daughter's sake to do for you.