verb (used without object), be·haved, be·hav·ing.
verb (used with object), be·haved, be·hav·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM behaveun·be·hav·ing, adjectivewell-be·haved, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for behave
Retailers — even major ones — can’t predict how consumers will behave this year.Four digital marketing strategies to prepare for a wild holiday season|Owen Loft|November 13, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Google has behaved illegally and has leveraged its monopoly in ways that are destructive to innovation and competition.Yelp CEO is encouraged by antitrust case against Google|Verne Kopytoff|November 12, 2020|Fortune
Activating any particular set of GPS place cells—loosely like zooming in on a spot on Google Maps—is enough to trigger a memory so powerful you’ll behave as if you were reliving that memory.How Do We Remember Places? This Study Used Lasers and VR to Point the Way|Shelly Fan|November 10, 2020|Singularity Hub
Presumably, these people behaved when they were actually in church, or you would have mentioned it.Miss Manners: People at home acting as though they’re at home|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The fossil record can only say so much about how animals behaved when they were alive.
“François Hollande never said a word out of line to me or behaved inappropriately with me—unlike many a politician,” she writes.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We were very happy when ISIS took over the area and drove the Iraq Army out and at first they behaved very well.Under an ISIS Flag, the Sons of Mosul Are Rallying|Andrew Slater|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And also, people back then behaved differently than they do now.Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman|Andrew Romano|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They praised Fazlullah and talked about his long hair, the way he rode a horse and behaved like the Prophet,” Malala writes.Who Is Fazlullah? The Pakistani Mullah Who Targeted Malala|Michael Daly|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One is that, from the outset, they acted and behaved just as they saw themselves—as a tightly-knit group.What Made the Beatles So Big? Diagnosing ‘Beatlemania’|John McMillian|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Behaved like a lamb, although he insisted upon going through with his little humbug," I said.A Far Country, Complete|Winston Churchill
You behaved beautifully to her at dinner; I was so happy to see you together.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope
Samson behaved as if this was a new light to him, but offered no objection to receive Herbert if the convent willed.
I've got—for my own sake—to behave to that man as finely as he behaved to me.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
For certain of the sailors, who up to this point had behaved well enough, suddenly flung aside their good behaviour.Marjorie|Justin Huntly McCarthy