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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Behave  \Be*have"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Behaved};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Behaving}.]  [AS.  behabban  to  surround,  restrain,  detain 
  (akin  to  G.  gehaben  (obs.)  to  have  sich  gehaben  to  behave  or 
  carry  one's  self);  pref.  be-  +  habban  to  have  See  {Have},  v. 
  t.  ] 
  1.  To  manage  or  govern  in  point  of  behavior;  to  discipline; 
  to  handle;  to  restrain.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  did  behave  his  anger  ere  't  was  spent.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  carry;  to  conduct;  to  comport;  to  manage;  to  bear;  -- 
  used  reflexively. 
 
  Those  that  behaved  themselves  manfully.  --2  Macc. 
  ii  21. 




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