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Spanish translation of “behave”

behave

verb /biˈheiv/
to act or react
comportarse
He always behaves like a gentleman Metals behave in different ways when heated.
to act in a suitable way, to conduct oneself (well)
comportarse
If you come, you must behave (yourself) Timmy always behaves (himself) at his grandmother’s.
behaviour /-jə/ /biˈheivjə/ noun ( behavior) way of behaving
comportamiento
The teachers were pleased with the behaviour/behavior of the students.
actions or reactions
comportamiento
the behaviour/behavior of rats She’s studying the behaviour/behavior of metals in acids.
well/badly- etc behaved adjective good (bad etc) in manners or conduct
bien/mal educado
Teachers sometimes have to deal with badly-behaved students The children were very well-behaved during the trip to the museum.
(Definition of behave from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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