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  • verbfunction
  • verbact reasonably, properly

synonyms for behave

  • act
  • operate
  • perform
  • react
  • run
  • take
  • work
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antonyms for behave

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  • halt
  • stop
  • act up
  • misbehave
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How to use behave in a sentence

For instance, it might nudge your brain to think or behave in certain ways.
PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT TECH TINKERING WITH OUR MINDSLAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Technology that can change your brain — nudge it to think or behave in certain ways — is especially worrisome to many of our readers.
CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
One public health official said, “If the country had behaved like the state of Vermont, we would have 200,000 fewer deaths.”
“WE DID THE WORST JOB IN THE WORLD”: LAWRENCE WRIGHT ON AMERICA’S BOTCHED COVID-19 RESPONSESEAN ILLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
With Maria’s help, he finds they need to learn to act like kids rather than learn how to behave as grown ups.
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER’S CAPTAIN VON TRAPP IS THE FATHER I WANT TO BEBILL MCQUILLENFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From there, it gathers insights around how those audiences behave and buys ads against them to see how well they perform.
‘THERE’S A DEGREE OF ASSUMPTION’: SUBWAY TESTS ADDRESSABLE MEDIA PLANS USING NON-ADDRESSABLE DATASEB JOSEPHFEBRUARY 5, 2021DIGIDAY
That means shareholders are often less interested in how individual companies perform than in how companies as a whole behave around the world.
THE PUBLIC TRUSTS BUSINESSES OVER GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE OUR PROBLEMS. BUT WE NEED BOTH TO TRYCOLIN MAYERFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
When she becomes pregnant, she begins to behave alarmingly, burying herself belly-deep in snow, stripping down to her underwear and wading into an icy Lake Erie.
EMAN QUOTAH’S ENGROSSING DEBUT, ‘BRIDE OF THE SEA,’ OFFERS AMERICANS A NUANCED VIEW OF THE SAUDI KINGDOMKEIJA PARSSINENFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She would work SO hard all day at school to sit still, concentrate, behave — and then she would just melt down at home, completely, utterly exhausted from the effort.
CAROLYN HAX: THEY ‘REALLY CANNOT STAND’ THEIR RAMBUNCTIOUS GRANDCHILDCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the crew on the International Space Station behaved the way we’re behaving, they would not be able to survive.
CAN ASTRONAUT THINKING HEAL AMERICA AT LAST?LESLIE DELA VEGAJANUARY 28, 2021OZY
The business models of Facebook and Google are grounded in that manipulative power, because advertisers who want to know how people will behave will pay handsome sums to steer that behavior.
BIG TECH'S BUSINESS MODEL IS A THREAT TO DEMOCRACY. HERE'S HOW TO BUILD A FAIRER DIGITAL FUTUREBILLY PERRIGOJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO BEHAVE

  • appear
  • behave
  • carry
  • carry oneself
  • carry out
  • comport
  • conduct
  • do
  • enact
  • execute
  • exert
  • function
  • give the appearance
  • go about
  • impress as
  • operate
  • perform
  • play part
  • react
  • represent oneself
  • seem
  • serve
  • strike
  • take on
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