Antonyms for behave

carry on, act up, cut-up, misdemean, misbehave, react, respond, misconduct.

Quotes of behave

  1. British actors behave like Europeans; they are also extremely well trained. – Jean-Jacques Annaud
  2. The less I behave like Whistler's mother the night before, the more I look like her the morning after. – Tallulah Bankhead
  3. Our live set's become increasingly complex recently; we've been doing stuff that's been vastly too much information for most people to deal with and I think it's quite interesting watching how people behave in those situations, under those circumstances. – Sean Booth
  4. Until the world in some way changes, then my responsibility is to share what I know and more importantly to behave like I know about the extraordinary work and effort and blood shed for me to be able to sit here. – Avery Brooks
  5. Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority. – Jim Carrey
  6. It is usually when men are at their most religious that they behave with the least sense and the greatest cruelty. – Ilka Chase
  7. I guess there's a certain amount of poking fun at certain characters, but that's because there is something amusing about them or about the way they behave so I guess you can say that that's poking fun at the character. But the character is your own invention, so who cares? – Joel Coen
  8. It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly. – Gregg Easterbrook
  9. When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man? – Edith Evans
  10. Actors often behave like children, and so we're taken for children. I want to be grown up. – Jeremy Irons
  11. I remind everyone: Whether you school them at home or send them to school, you as a parent have the responsibility to make sure they learn and behave Teachers and principals may help, but parents are the ones who must accept responsibility. – Ernest Istook
  12. Christ would not vote for Barack Obama, because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved. – Alan Keyes
  13. One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being. – May Sarton

Usage examples for behave

  1. Why did she behave like this? – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  2. Sit down and behave – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. But, perhaps, it ought to have been expected that I should behave as a man of common sense. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  4. You have to learn to " roll," and I couldn't make my left hand behave – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  5. " Well, then, bad is the best, is all that I can say for your school," said Miss Cunningham; " and as for ladies being brought up in such a way, how is it possible for them ever to know how to behave if they are not taken more care of?" – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  6. But he did not behave like other sons of Adam. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  7. " She won't go if you behave yourself," said the squire grimly. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  8. You must be a good fellow to behave in this way, and I- well, I have been a brute, and don't deserve this on your part." – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. Can the State behave otherwise? – Selected Essays by Karl Marx
  10. I hope for the future I shall behave like a gentleman. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  11. All I do care about is that you behave yourself as the wife of a man in my position should. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. Just behave yourself and do as you're told and maybe you'll stay alive. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  13. " I don't care for mysteries," said Jack, " but I'll behave – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. He did not know how to behave himself, nor indeed where to go. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  15. No fighting men behave well under such circumstances. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  16. I don't understand how you can want to behave so badly to them, Carrie. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  17. Why, it will take the whole Maynard family to make you behave yourself, let alone the rest of us. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  18. I'm going to behave and I'm going to be sensible. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Human beings will behave like bewildered sheep. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  20. No. But how did she behave to other people? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë

Rhymes for behave