Definition of behaves in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFbehavePRbehavingPT, PPbehaved
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of behave.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
        • Aristotle argued the law of non-triviality was an inevitable belief for all people because denying it is not possible if a person is going to behave in a discriminating way.
        • You're behaving like a young fagling who has discovered gay sex, and therefore thinks he has nothing more to discover about his gayness.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • As Jasmine told me emphatically, "facts" are knowledge -- of correct practices and their meanings -- and provide the antidote to the comess of mixed ways of knowing and of behaving.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms
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      Meaning of behaves for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "behaves" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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