behave · verb /bəˈheɪv/Full view
Nouns: behavior, misbehavior
Adjectives: behavioral
Verbs: behave, misbehave
B1 I to do or say things in a particular way
Dictionary examples:

She always behaves badly at bedtime.

He's been behaving very strangely recently.

You behaved like an idiot!

Learner example:

As always, I'll behave like a gentleman. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)

behave (BE POLITE)
B1 I or T to be polite and not make a situation difficult
Dictionary example:

Did the children behave (themselves)?

Learner example:

Team sports can also help children to behave themselves. (First Certificate in English; B2; Greek)

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