Synonyms of behest in English:

behest


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noun

1‘Mary signed away her kingdom at the behest of Henri II’

SYNONYMS

instruction, bidding, request, requirement, wish, desire

command, order, decree, edict, rule, ruling, directive, direction, charge, will, dictate, demand, insistence, injunction, mandate, precept

informal say-so

rare rescript