behave

What are the hypernyms for behave?

Hypernyms for behave

bear act hold move carry

Definitions for behave

  • verb - 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
  • verb - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
  • verb - behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
  • Pronounciation of behave

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    Synonyms for behave

    acquit comport bear carry act deport do conduct

    Antonyms for behave

    misbehave

    Holonyms for behave

    No holonyms found for behave.

    Hyponyms for behave

    fall over backwards vulgarise menace swash sentimentalise bungle act as piffle snap hugger mugger trifle relax storm deal walk bend over backwards optimize make freeze sentimentalize play stooge make as if dally sauce swell loosen up fluster walk around assert oneself act involuntarily presume optimise swagger wanton sentimentize toy joke break down dawdle footle puff up ramp assert pose remember oneself act reflexively vulgarize quack bluster romanticize sentimentise act jest lose it backslap frivol follow rage put forward posture

    Meronyms for behave

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    Sounds like behave

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