English definition of “behave”
/bɪˈheɪv/ verb [I]
DO/SAY › to do or say things in a particular way: to behave badly/stupidly They are behaving like children.
POLITELY (also behave yourself) › to be polite and not make a situation difficult: Try to behave. The children can only come if they promise to behave themselves. → Opposite misbehave