Definition Of behest
a person's orders or command.
they had assembled at his behest
Example Of behest
Even if people switch their votes from party to party, election by election it does not follow that they do so at the behest of their daily paper.
He was merely rebalancing his portfolio, at the behest of his financial adviser.
The early European navigators and explorers mostly undertook their voyages at the behest of kings in search of wealth.
The items were sold at the behest of his descendants and fetched much more than the auctioneers had bargained for.
the slaughter of the male children at the behest of Herod