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Adjective: beholden  bi'hówl-d(u)n
  1. Under a moral obligation to someone
    "So that disclosure itself, in turn, is beholden for its success to those who disclose"
Verb: behold (beheld,beholden)  bi'hówld
  1. See with attention
    "behold Christ!";
    - lay eyes on

See also: obligated

Type of: see

Encyclopedia: Behold, Eck!