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  • verbfunction
  • verbact reasonably, properly

synonyms for behaving

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

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

He sat down again, ashamed, mortified, angry with himself for behaving like a fool and a boy.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
His mother was soon able to report to Fanny that Pierre is behaving better and learns willingly with his new teacher.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
He felt that he was not behaving as he should do, to Ruth, though the really right never entered his head.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Mr. Rundell found him swearing and raving in a great passion, sacking men and behaving like a maniac.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Nina, he seemed secretly to intimate, was behaving in a manner likely to give rise to that suspicion.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The children are behaving as well as can be, and Sykes too; and it's not a poky house, by any means.
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
As I've told you, Kathie and the little ones weren't behaving at all nicely.
WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
"I am behaving like a fool," she thought, in severe condemnation.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
“Master Pawson is not behaving well,” said Lady Royland, coldly.
THE YOUNG CASTELLANGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
There was also the more piquant assurance that he was behaving in a very sprightly manner.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
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