Thank vs Beholden - What's the difference?
As a noun thank
is (obsolete) an expression of appreciation; a thought.
As a verb thank
is to express gratitude or appreciation to someone.
As an adjective beholden is
obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) . Compare Dutch dank, German Dank.
(obsolete) An expression of appreciation; a thought.
* Bible, Luke vi. 33
- If ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.
- What great thank , then, if any man, reputed wise and constant, will neither do, nor permit others under his charge to do, that which he approves not, especially in matter of sin?
From (etyl) . Compare Dutch and German danken.
To express gratitude or appreciation to someone.
* 1900 , , (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz) Chapter 23
* , chapter=4
- The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman and the Lion now thanked the Good Witch earnestly for her kindness; and Dorothy exclaimed:
Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage=I told him about everything I could think of; and what I couldn't think of he did. He asked about six questions during my yarn, but every question had a point to it. At the end he bowed and thanked
me once more. As a thanker he was main-truck high; I never see anybody so polite.}}
Credit or hold something responsible.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=But Miss Thorn relieved the situation by laughing aloud,
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.
, date=June 26
, author=Genevieve Koski
, title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=But musical ancestry aside, the influence to which Bieber is most beholden
is the current trends in pop music, which means Believe is loaded up with EDM accouterments, seeking a comfortable middle ground where Bieber’s impressively refined pop-R&B croon can rub up on techno blasts and garish dubstep drops (and occasionally grind on some AutoTune, not necessarily because it needs it, but because a certain amount of robo-voice is expected these days).}}
English adjectives ending in -en