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synonyms for behalf

  • favor
  • side
  • account
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • cause
  • concern
  • countenance
  • defense
  • encouragement
  • furtherance
  • good
  • help
  • part
  • place
  • profit
  • recommendation
  • representation
  • sake
  • service
  • stead
  • support
  • welfare
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antonyms for behalf

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  • blockage
  • disadvantage
  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • handicap
  • harm
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • impediment
  • injury
  • loss
  • obstruction
  • stop
  • stoppage
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How to use behalf in a sentence

England proclaimed a rough indignation at the demand for Gibraltar, which Austria had made in behalf of Spain.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Before I'd gone five miles the hoodoo that had been working overtime on my behalf got busy again.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Above all else he did not want Winifred to know that solicitude in her behalf had drawn him from the path of duty.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He was indeed a faithful old servant; but he was quite ignorant of any memorial on his behalf having been sent to the Directors.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
These misfortunes culminated in an appeal to his countrymen for subscriptions on his behalf in the musical papers.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
My evidence, on behalf of the associated companies, occupied five days.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Even the two dazed girls helped, once they knew that an Englishman was fighting in their behalf.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I have promised on your behalf that you will be a good and faithful helpmate to him before God and man.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
This policy is necessary to appease the opposition that might be interposed in their behalf.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Where now shall the wretched people resort in behalf of their civil and judicial interests?
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEHALF

  • asset
  • avail
  • behalf
  • benediction
  • blessing
  • boon
  • commonwealth
  • favor
  • gain
  • godsend
  • good fortune
  • interest
  • nugget
  • plum
  • prize
  • profit
  • prosperity
  • service
  • treasure
  • use
  • usefulness
  • welfare
  • well-being
  • windfall
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