English to English
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
2. behave in a certain manner
She carried herself well|he bore himself with dignity|They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
3. behave well or properly
The children must learn to behave
4. To manage or govern in point of behavior; to discipline; to handle; to restrain.
5. To act; to conduct; to bear or carry one's self; as, to behave well or ill.