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Verb behave has 3 senses
- act, behave, do - 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"
Somebody ----s Adjective
- behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
--2 is a kind of hold, carry, bear; act, move
Somebody ----s somebody
- behave, comport - behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
--3 is one way to act, move
Antonyms: misbehave, misconduct, misdemean