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behave

be·have

behave

 
pronunciation:
b heIv
part of speech: verb
inflections: behaved, behaves, behaving
definition 1: to act in a certain way.
If you behave badly, we will have to go home.The dog is behaving in a strange way.
synonyms:
act, function, operate, run
similar words:
deal, serve, work
definition 2: to act in a proper manner.
Those children know how to behave in a restaurant.
antonyms:
misbehave
similar words:
act, mind, obey