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behaves

verb
present tense third-person singular of behave

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to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • if the children behave themselves properly and sit quietly during church, they'll get their ice cream afterward

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“Behaves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/behaves. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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