beholden definition

  • adjective:
    • Owing one thing, including appreciation, to another; indebted.
    • Obligated to deliver, screen, or take action for the next; limited by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
    • Obliged; bound in appreciation; indebted.
    • under a moral responsibility to some body
  • others:
    • Obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted; held by responsibility.

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