"behave" Definition

  1. v. t. To manage or govern in point of behavior; to discipline; to handle; to restrain.
  2. v. t. To carry; to conduct; to comport; to manage; to bear; -- used reflexively.
  3. v. i. To act; to conduct; to bear or carry one's self; as, to behave well or ill.

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Position in dictionary: 9519 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. i.,
Words that start with "behave": 2
Words that end with "behave": 2
Words that contain "behave": 4
Next words in dictionary: behaved, behaving, behavior, behead, beheadal, beheaded, beheading, beheld, behemoth, behen
Previous words in dictionary: behappen, behalf, begun, begum, beguine, beguinage, beguin, beguiling, beguiler, beguilement

English Dictionary Definition of behave

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