What does behalf mean?

Definitions for behalf
bɪˈhæf, -ˈhɑfbe·half

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behalf(noun)

    as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of")

    "the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child"; "this letter is written on behalf of my client";

  2. behalf(noun)

    for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)

    "in your behalf"; "campaigning in his own behalf"; "spoke a good word in his friend's behalf"

Wiktionary

  1. behalf(Noun)

    Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behalf(noun)

    advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Behalf

    be-häf′, n. favour or benefit: cause: sake, account: part—only in phrases 'on,' 'in behalf of,' 'on his behalf.' [M. E. behalve—A.S. be healfe, by the side. See Half.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behalf' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4590

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behalf' in Nouns Frequency: #2483

How to pronounce behalf?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say behalf in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behalf in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behalf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of behalf in a Sentence

  1. Shakti Gawain:

    The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    He who speaks on behalf of people he leads, is a great leader.

  3. Lyle Mitchell attorney:

    He's providing support, he's not planning to testify on her behalf.

  4. Mahinda Rajapaksa:

    We think fresh. We are ready for a struggle and war on behalf of the country.

  5. David Mathieson:

    We think there has been a mixed bag of achievements on behalf of the new government.

Images & Illustrations of behalf

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