Behave

Definition of Behave

Be`have´
v. t.1.To manage or govern in point of behavior; to discipline; to handle; to restrain.
[imp. & p. p. Behaved ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Behaving.]
He did behave his anger ere 't was spent.
- Shak.
2.To carry; to conduct; to comport; to manage; to bear; - used reflexively.
Those that behaved themselves manfully.
- 2 Macc. ii. 21.
v. i.1.To act; to conduct; to bear or carry one's self; as, to behave well or ill.

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