We've got 5 definitions »

What does behight mean?

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word behight.


  1. behight(Verb)

    To vow, promise (someone).

  2. behight(Verb)

    To be designated.

    Wheea behight thee? = What is your name/to whom do you belong?

  3. Origin: From beheten, behoten (preterit behighte), from behatan (preterit beheht), corresponding to . Cognate with beheit, behecht, beheizen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behight

    of Behight

  2. Behight

    of Behight

  3. Behight

    to promise; to vow

  4. Behight

    to give in trust; to commit; to intrust

  5. Behight

    to adjudge; to assign by authority

  6. Behight

    to mean, or intend

  7. Behight

    to consider or esteem to be; to declare to be

  8. Behight

    to call; to name; to address

  9. Behight

    to command; to order

  10. Behight(noun)

    a vow; a promise

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Behight

    be-hīt′, v.t. (Spens.) to promise, to entrust, to speak to, to command, to reckon or esteem to be:—pr.p. behīght′ing; pa.t. behōte′; pa.p. behīght.—n. (obs.) a vow, a promise. [A.S. behátan, be-, and hátan, to call.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behight in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of behight


Find a translation for the behight definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these behight definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"behight." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 28 Mar. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/behight>.

Are we missing a good definition for behight? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for behight:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.