behest definition

  • noun:
    • An authoritative command.
    • An urgent request: we labeled as any office within behest of my assistant.
    • That which is willed or ordered; a command; a mandate; an injunction.
    • A vow; a promise.
    • A vow; a promise.
    • A command; precept; mandate.
    • an authoritative command or demand
  • verb:
    • To guarantee; vow.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To vow.
  • others:
    • To pledge; vow.

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