Synonyms for Behave:


conform, treat, accord, compensate, discipline yourself, conduct yourself, be your normal self, revert to, steer a course. demean, quit, be. action. behave (noun)
DO, carry, deport, comport, act, acquit, conduct, bear.


act (verb)
enterprise, transact, operate, comport, function, exercise, act, officiate, work, conduct, appear, perform, execute, labor, move, endeavor, perpetrate, react.
act reasonably, properly (verb)
shape up.
behave (verb)
practice, proceed, deport.
body (verb)
act, DO.
function (verb)
operate, act, react, perform, work.

Other synonyms:

aerate, assay, adsorb, demean, compensate, treat, the carbon cycle, bond, calcify, shape up, behavior, balanced equation. accord, obey. conform. quit. action.

Usage examples for behave

  1. Can't you behave like a reasonable being? – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  2. You'll come with me and behave I guess, all right. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. What a way to behave – The Firelight Fairy Book by Henry Beston