Definitions for behave

Definitions for (verb) behave

Main entry: act, behave, do

Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Main entry: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Main entry: behave, comport

Definition: behave well or properly

Usage: The children must learn to behave

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