Behave synonyms

bĭ-hāv'

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To act in a specified or proper way
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A statute. Something done or performed. The process of doing or performing. See also actus reus, overt act and omission.
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To manage, wield, or direct; to behave or conduct (oneself).
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To perform its required or expected function; operate or act as specified
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To have or perform a function; serve:
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(Idiomatic) Alternative spelling of mind one's p's and q's.
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To carry out or comply with (a command, for example).
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To abolish abuse or malpractice in:
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(Idiomatic) To be mature and not childish.
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(Idiomatic) To maintain order in a volatile situation.
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(Idiomatic) To stand at your mark before a footrace.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To improve; to correct one's bad habits or behavior.
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To misbehave is to behave badly.
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To break a law, religious commandment, etc.; commit a sin or crime
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To adopt (something); take (something) over.
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The definition of comport means to agree with, or act a certain way.
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Conduct means to direct, particularly a meeting or a group of musicians.
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The definition of run is to move faster than walking, leave quickly, operate or smear.
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To conduct; to behave; to comport; followed by the reflexive pronoun.
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To carry or send away; specif., to force (an alien) to leave a country by official order; expel
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To act
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(Intransitive) To make a gesture or gestures.
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2011 December 16, Denis Campbell, “Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients'”, Guardian:
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To conduct or direct affairs; carry on business
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To act
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To act upon each other; to exercise a reciprocal or a reverse effect, as two or more chemical agents; to act in opposition.
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To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
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To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
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To treat is to act a certain way towards a person or thing or to provide medical aid or help.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To misbehave; to cause trouble.
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(Reflexive) To bear or conduct one’s self; to perform one’s part.
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To move along at a speed of
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(Archaic) To conduct (oneself)
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To put or keep in action; work (a machine, etc.)
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(Copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.
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(Chiefly archaic) To initiate a legal action against someone.
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Perform is defined as to complete something, to meet the requirements or to act in a show.
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Synonym Study

  • Demean suggests behavior or appearance that is indicative of the specified character trait she demeaned herself like a gracious hostess
  • Acquit suggests behavior in accordance with the duties of one's position or with one's obligations the rookie acquitted himself like a major leaguer
  • Comport and esp. deport suggest behavior in accordance with the fixed rules of society they deported themselves like gentlemen
  • Conduct implies the direction or guidance of one's actions in a specified way she conducted herself well at the trial
  • Behave , used reflexively (as also the other words in this comparison), implies action in conformity with the required standards of decorum did the children behave themselves?
Find another word for behave. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for behave, like: demean oneself, act, acquit oneself, bear, discipline oneself, work, function, conduct (oneself), deport (oneself), comport oneself and handle oneself.