What does behest mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term behest:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. behest(noun)

    an authoritative command or request

Wiktionary

  1. behest(Noun)

    A command, bidding; sometimes also, an authoritative request.

  2. behest(Verb)

    To promise; vow.

  3. Origin: From behæs, from bi, from . Final -t by analogy with other similar words in -t. Related to behatan, beheit, behet. Compare also hest, hight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behest(noun)

    that which is willed or ordered; a command; a mandate; an injunction

  2. Behest(noun)

    a vow; a promise

  3. Behest(verb)

    to vow

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Behest

    be-hest′, n. command: charge. [A.S. behǽs, a promise. See Hest.]

Anagrams for behest »

  1. Thebes, Thêbes

  2. Thebes

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behest in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5



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