behave

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Plain form
behave

Third-person singular
behaves

Past tense
behaved

Past participle
behaved

Present participle
behaving

  1. How you behave is what you do or how you act.
    Why do you behave like that.
  2. How something behaves is what it usually does.
    We want to know how fire behaves in space.
  3. (informal) If you are behaving you are being good.
    I wish the children would behave.
    I you behave I will give you a reward.

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