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behaved, past tense; behaved, past participle; behaves, 3rd person singular present; behaving, present participle;
  1. Act or conduct oneself in a specified way, esp. toward others
    • - he always behaved like a gentleman
    • - you should behave affectionately toward the patient
  2. (of a machine or natural phenomenon) Work or function in a specified way
    • - each car behaves differently
  3. Conduct oneself in accordance with the accepted norms of a society or group
    • - you can go as long as you behave
    • - they were expected to behave themselves

  1. act: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "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"
  2. behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
  3. behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
  4. "(Someone's Always Telling You How To) Behave" is a single from Chumbawamba, different version than the song "Behave" off of their album Shhh, with full lyrics, a faster tempo and no trumpet or samples.
  5. To conduct (oneself) well, or in a given way; To act, conduct oneself in a specific manner; used with an adverbial of manner; To conduct, manage, regulate (something); To act in a polite or proper way
  6. A system of interactive computer programs for modeling fuel and fire behavior that consists of two systems: BURN and FUEL.
  7. An action which has no direct effect on the world, but which an item may react to and which may be narrated. For instance, if an actor waves, this would most straightforwardly be represented with a behave action.
  8. To act in a specified way.