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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·have /bɪˈhev/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 be·have /bɪˈhev/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·have v. t. [imp. & p. p. Behaved p. pr. & vb. n. Behaving.]
 1. To manage or govern in point of behavior; to discipline; to handle; to restrain. [Obs.]
    He did behave his anger ere 't was spent.   --Shak.
 2. To carry; to conduct; to comport; to manage; to bear; -- used reflexively.
    Those that behaved themselves manfully.   --2 Macc. ii. 21.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·have, v. i. To act; to conduct; to bear or carry one's self; as, to behave well or ill.
 Note:This verb is often used colloquially without an adverb of manner; as, if he does not behave, he will be punished. It is also often applied to inanimate objects; as, the ship behaved splendidly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: 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" [syn: act, do]
      2: behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he
         bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves
         well during these difficult times" [syn: acquit, bear,
          deport, conduct, comport, carry]
      3: behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
         [syn: comport] [ant: misbehave]