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“Basically, I was contacted and asked if an appeal could be opened on my behalf,” she told me from her home in Providence.

Companies like Delta, Apple, and Nike flex their political muscle on behalf of gay rights.

Yet she spoke of his dignity in such an insane situation and when she touched on his pain she expressed her own on his behalf.

Please, Your Excellencies, consider my case with justice and intervene on my behalf.

He co-authored the amicus brief filed on behalf of 23 pro-life groups.

England proclaimed a rough indignation at the demand for Gibraltar, which Austria had made in behalf of Spain.

Before I'd gone five miles the hoodoo that had been working overtime on my behalf got busy again.

Above all else he did not want Winifred to know that solicitude in her behalf had drawn him from the path of duty.

He was indeed a faithful old servant; but he was quite ignorant of any memorial on his behalf having been sent to the Directors.

These misfortunes culminated in an appeal to his countrymen for subscriptions on his behalf in the musical papers.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to behalf, such as: favor, side, account, advantage, aid, and assistance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.