What does behight mean?

Definitions for behight

Here are all the 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

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