Definition of "behaved" []

  • To act or function in a specified or usual way (verb)
  • To conduct (oneself) in a specified way (verb)
  • To conduct (oneself) properly or as desired (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of behave. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "behaved" in a sentence
  • ""Richard Colvin behaved as a straight-up-and-down person, completely honest and doing his job to the best of his abilities," the former official said."
  • "But then I also think that perhaps my idea of well-behaved is different than some of the other posters."
  • "At times he half-rose from his chair, and fell vacuously into it again; or he chuckled in the face of weighty, severely-worded instructions; tapped his chest, stretched his arms, yawned, and in short behaved so singularly that Richard observed it, and said: "On my soul, I don't think you know a word I'm saying.""