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Definition of the noun behest
What does behest mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: behests
- an authoritative command or request
Definition of the verb behest
What does behest mean as a doing word?
- [obsolete] To promise; vow.
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The Stuff of a Lifetime (2016)
Self, Sense, Soul, and Spirit in Human Experience by Gene Ruyle
A behest is a command, injunction, or bidding, and to behest formerly meant “to vow or promise” (OED). Behesting means fashioning one's “more” into an historical act and experience of life. Those who do this not only have a sense of history, ...
by Kenneth Wilson
A behest is a command, an urging, or a very strong request: At the president's behest, we made an appointment with the foreign minister. A request is anything asked for, petitioned for. Behest is a more formal and old-fashioned, but it iS still in ...
by Bryan A. Garner
behest is a stronger word than request; it means (1) "a command," or (2) "a strong urging." Bequest is sometimes misused ...
A Lexicon of Freemasonry. ... Third edition, enlarged and improved by the author. [With a portrait.] (1856)
by Albert Gallatin MACKEY
behest. of. humanity,. it. strictly. enjoins. industry. and. frugality,. that so our hands may ever be filled with the means of exercising that charity to which our hearts should ever dispose us.” MORIAH, MOUNT. A hill on the north-east side of ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
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by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
behest. An ancient, somewhat formal, word, used especially in the phrase at the behest (of): e.g. Van Dyck painted all five of the surviving royal children at the behest ...
by Hensleigh Wedgwood (M.A.)
Behest. — Best Command, injunction. AS. Has, command ; behws, vow ; behat, gehat, vow, promise ; behatan, gehatan, OE. behete, to vow, to promise ; AS. hatan, to vow, promise, command ; Du. heeten, to command, to name, to call, to be ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
BEHEST. \-y-' BEHET. BEHIND. S-N-' BEHOWL ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
S silene inflata or bladder campion BEHEST, Be ...
Illustrating the Words in Their Different Significations, by Examples from Ancient and Modern Writers; Shewing Their Affinity to Those of Other Languages, and Especially the Northern; Explaining Many Terms, Which, Though Now Obsolete in England by John Jamieson
beheste, id. 2. Engagement, covenant. The goddis all vuto witnes drew sche, The sternes and planetis gidaris of fatis, And gifthare ony deite be that watis, Or persauis luflaris inequale of behest, ...
behest /bi'hest/ t> noun, formal or old use a command or request.
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Video shows what behest means. A command, bidding; sometimes also, an authoritative request.. A vow; a promise.. Behest Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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Quotes about behest
A puppet king has no brain or own freewill
He only does what the puppet master wants
Devoid of a mind n’ soul he’s made to kill
Acting at behest of politicos’ n’ dilettantes
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Scrabble value of B3E1H4E1S1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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