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behest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of behest

  1. a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned I only made the change at the author's behest Synonyms of behest command, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, do, edict, imperative, injunction, instruction, order, wordWords Related to behest demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statuteNear Antonyms of behest appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion

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