HyperDic: behalf

English > 2 senses of the word behalf:
NOUNactbehalfas the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of"rather than "in behalf of")
attributebehalffor someone's benefit (usually expressed as 'in behalf' rather than 'on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
behalf > pronunciation
Soundsbihhhae'f
Rhymesallograph ... telegraph: 34 rhymes with aef...
English > behalf: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAs the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of"rather than "in behalf of").
Examples
  • "the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child"
  • "this letter is written on behalf of my client"
Broaderstead, position, place, lieuThe post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another
Spanishrepresentación
English > behalf: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningFor someone's benefit (usually expressed as 'in behalf' rather than 'on behalf' and usually with a possessive).
Examples
  • "in your behalf"
  • "campaigning in his own behalf"
  • "spoke a good word in his friend's behalf"
Broadersake, interestA reason for wanting something done
Spanishnombre

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