This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Behest synonyms

Sorting by
Votes
The course along which a person or thing is moving or must move to reach a destination:
0
0
  1. The course along which a person or thing is moving or must move to reach a destination:
  2. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
  3. An authoritative order or command
Condition or state in general:
0
0
  1. Condition or state in general:
  2. A style of building:
  3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
A rule of moral conduct; maxim
0
0
  1. A rule of moral conduct; maxim
  2. A commandment or direction meant as a rule of action or conduct
  3. (Law) A written order; writ
A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
0
0
  1. A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
  2. A judge’s order to a party compelling or prohibiting certain described conduct. A judge’s order to a party compelling or prohibiting certain described conduct.
  3. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
A command or request
0
0
  1. A command or request
  2. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games:
  3. That which one is bidden to do; a command.
Expense; cost:
0
0
  1. Expense; cost:
  2. Instruction or command, esp. instruction in points of law given by a judge to a jury
  3. An order, command, or injunction.
The post where the person in command is stationed
0
0
  1. The post where the person in command is stationed
  2. (Comput.) A request entered by means of a keyboard, mouse, etc. to have a particular function performed
  3. An order; direction; mandate
The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
0
0
  1. The act of commanding; exercise of authority.
  2. Something that must be obeyed; a command or edict.
  3. An authoritative command or order; mandate; precept; specif., any of the Ten Commandments
An authoritative command
0
0
  1. An authoritative command
  2. A guiding principle:
  3. A guiding principle or requirement
(Music) A word, phrase, or sign showing how a note, passage, etc. is to be played
0
0
  1. (Music) A word, phrase, or sign showing how a note, passage, etc. is to be played
  2. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
  3. An authoritative order or command:
An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
0
0
  1. An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
  2. A general instruction or order issued authoritatively
(Law) A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
0
0
  1. (Law) A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
  2. A writ or order from a court prohibiting a person or group from carrying out a given action, or ordering a given action to be done
  3. That which is enjoined; an order; a mandate; a decree; a command; a precept; a direction.
Imparted knowledge:
0
0
  1. Imparted knowledge:
  2. An authoritative direction to be obeyed; an order:
  3. A command or order
An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
0
0
  1. An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
  2. A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
  3. The wishes of constituents expressed to a representative, legislature, etc., as through an election and regarded as an order
A style of building:
0
0
  1. A style of building:
  2. A command, direction, or instruction, usually backed by authority
  3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
Used euphemistically in combination with the initial letter of a term that is considered offensive or taboo or that one does not want to utter:
0
0
  1. Used euphemistically in combination with the initial letter of a term that is considered offensive or taboo or that one does not want to utter:
  2. An assurance or promise; sworn intention:
  3. A command or direction; an order:
Find another word for behest. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for behest, like: direction, order, precept, injunction, command, bidding, charge, command, commandment, dictate and direction.