on behalf of someone

variants: or

on someone's behalf

Definition of on behalf of someone

  1. 1 :  as a representative of someone The teacher accepted the award on behalf of the whole class.

  2. 2 or US in behalf of someone or in someone's behalf :  for the benefit of someone :  in support of someone She spoke in behalf of the other candidate. They're willing to do anything on their child's behalf.

  3. 3 :  because of someone Don't get up on my behalf.

Word by Word Definitions

behalfplay
  1. :  interest, benefit

    :  support, defense

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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