Synonyms of behest in English:

behest


See definition of behest

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