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Definitions of behave:

part of speech: verb transitive

( with self) To bear or carry, to conduct.

part of speech: verb

To govern; to conduct; to act.

part of speech: verb transitive

To conduct, carry, or manage.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To conduct one's self: to act. This word, when used intransitively and reflexively, has sometimes, in colloquial language, a good sense, having the force of to behave well, to conduct one's self well, the modifying adverb being implied; as, the boy will get his holidays if he behaves; behave yourselves and you will be duly rewarded.

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