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Overview of verb behave

The verb behave has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (18) 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")

2. (3) 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")

3. (1) behave, comport

(behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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