behest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word behest
behest n request(its meaning) r rhyming words..'BEhest'with bi in it..bi means two..so it is both ways..request or command
Commanding to subordinates to do the best.
Behest = BE in HASTE . imagine a army officer gives order to soldier and tells to do fast with fierce sound.
â€” HE ORDERED/COMMANDED everyone to BE on STandard time