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Synonyms of behave

Verb


1. act, behave, do

usage: 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, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry, hold, carry, bear, act, move

usage: behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

3. behave, comport, act, move

usage: behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"

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