Synonyms for (verb) behave

Synonyms: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Similar words: carry, hold, bear

Definition: support or hold in a certain manner

Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright


Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel


Synonyms: behave, comport

Definition: behave well or properly

Usage: The children must learn to behave

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel