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Synonyms for behest

at someone's command


  • at someone's command
  • by someone's order
  • at someone's demand
  • at someone's wish
  • by someone's decree
  • at someone's bidding
  • at someone's instruction
  • by someone's mandate
  • at someone's dictate
  • at someone's commandment

Synonyms for behest

Words related to behest

an authoritative command or request

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He went on to say that the man must have carried out the act on behest of someone in return for some money.
He said the rulers wanted to distance the nation from the Quran and the Sunnah at the behest of world colonialism.
However, the SHO and both policemen were dismissed from service in November after an inquiry committee headed by a SSP reported that the SHO and his subordinates abused their powers and opened fire at the behest of private suspects as one of them was involved in a brawl with area people over his alleged relations with a girl of the same area.
Kamal added that Sattar has been giving the impression that whatever decisions PSP takes is at the behest of the establishment.
In a resolution promulgated on April 17, the anti-graft court Second Division denied the motion for reconsideration filed by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) way back in 2005 on the anti-graft court's 2004 resolution dropping Enrile from the accused in Civil Case 0033-H involving the behest loans.
BEIRUT: Four Lebanese and a Syrian have been arrested on charges of forming a "terror" network and working at the behest of an extremist organization, General Security announced Friday.
This is the third LOC extended by Exim Bank to Burkina Faso at the behest of the Government of India.
RIYADH, April 21 (KUNA) -- Saudi-led Operation Decisive Storm has met its objectives and would stop at the behest of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, with the coalition launching operation "Renewal of Hope.
The protesting BJP workers alleged that district administration was working at the behest of Uttar Pradesh Government, headed by the Samajwadi Party (SP).
According to the forensic reports of computer hard discs, the telephones of CM Virbhadra Singh, some bureaucrats and even some BJP leaders were tapped between 2009 and 2011, allegedly at the behest of the then Prem Kumar Dhumal government.
He accused Defense minister Ghosn of lying and acting at the behest of Bashar Asad in the service of his Hizbullah-run statelet.
Weapons secretly shipped to Syria at the behest of Saudi Arabia and Qatar go to hardline Islamic rebel groups rather than more secular organizations favored by the West.
Yildirim who has been living as refugee in Sweden, said that the Kurdish people should move with their free behest.
DNA tests conducted at the behest of a suspended Toledo, Ohio, diocesan priest, Fr.
The tycoon is convinced that the crash in Paris in the early hours of August 31 1997 was not an accident but an assassination plot orchestrated by MI6 at the behest of the Duke of Edinburgh.