Thesaurus / beholden


In recent months, direct-to-consumer brands that have been heavily invested in Facebook have been looking to diversify, according to Chris Toy, CEO of MarketerHire, as founders fear being “too beholden” to one channel.

Four years later, Gow feels let down and is convinced that both political parties are beholden to corporations — even foreign corporations that aim to take American land.

It’s His Land. Now a Canadian Company Gets to Take Lee van der Voo for ProPublicaOctober 1, 2020ProPublica

Basically, the post office had to function less like a public service and more like a private business, but still uphold its public service obligations — like being beholden to requirements set by Congress and having to serve every American.

How The Post Office Became A Political FootballKaleigh Rogers ( 21, 2020FiveThirtyEight

Our unusual energy surplus has made it possible to reinvent the wheel of solar capture and drive past the limitations previously imposed on life, which had been almost exclusively beholden to photosynthetic energy capture.

How shall it be told that Emma of Normandy was beholden to a nunnery for her handmaidens?

King Olaf's KinsmanCharles Whistler

There my letter reached her, and rather than be beholden to strangers or accept my money there, she came to us.

The CrossingWinston Churchill

I have been beholden to you for advice in the hours of the most frightful danger.

Such is LifeFrank Wedekind

And though the thing roared to him to stop, yet the sprightly tailor was not the man to be beholden to a monster.

So when Sir Tristram had beholden them long he thought shame to see two hundred knights battering upon twenty knights.

For the last year at least I had not been beholden to my mother for food.

Before AdamJack London


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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.