Behest

Definition of Behest

Be`hest´
n.1.That which is willed or ordered; a command; a mandate; an injunction.
To do his master's high behest.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.A vow; a promise.
The time is come that I should send it her, if I keep the behest that I have made.
- Paston.
v. t.1.To vow.

Related Words

bidding, charge, commandment, demand, dictate, dictation, direct order, hest, imperative, injunction, pleasure, prompting, request, say-so, solicitation, special order, will, word, word of command
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