Etymology
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behavior (n.)

"manner of behaving (whether good or bad), conduct, manners," late 15c., essentially from behave, but with ending from Middle English havour "possession," a word altered (by influence of have) from aver, noun use of Old French verb aveir "to have."

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Definitions of behavior

behavior (n.)
manner of acting or controlling yourself;
Synonyms: behaviour / conduct / doings
behavior (n.)
the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances;
the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
Synonyms: behaviour
behavior (n.)
(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people;
behavior (n.)
(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation;
Synonyms: behaviour
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