What does behavior mean?

Definitions for behavior
bɪˈheɪv yərbe·hav·ior

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word behavior.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings(noun)

    manner of acting or controlling yourself

  2. behavior, behaviour(noun)

    the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances

    "the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments"

  3. demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(noun)

    (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

  4. behavior, behaviour(noun)

    (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

Wiktionary

  1. behavior(Noun)

    The way a living creature behaves or acts.

  2. behavior(Noun)

    The way a device or system operates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behavior(noun)

    manner of behaving, whether good or bad; mode of conducting one's self; conduct; deportment; carriage; -- used also of inanimate objects; as, the behavior of a ship in a storm; the behavior of the magnetic needle

Freebase

  1. Behavior

    Behavior or behaviour is the range of actions and mannerisms made by organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Behavior

    The observable response a person makes to any situation.

Editors Contribution

  1. behavior

    A responsible, mature and ethical way of behaving.

    Their behavior was excellent and it showed.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  
  2. behavior

    To act a specific way.

    The behavior of the children at school is so respectful.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 10, 2020  

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How to say behavior in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behavior in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behavior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of behavior in a Sentence

  1. Ronald Green:

    There is no place for this type of demeaning or degrading behavior in our Corps -- this includes our actions online, we need to be brutally honest with ourselves and each other. This behavior hurts fellow Marines, family members, and civilians. It is a direct attack on our ethos and legacy.

  2. Susan Whitbourne:

    It's just a plain old version of antisocial behavior, it is an antisocial act, and it's outside the bounds of proper social behavior.

  3. Marissa Hoechstetter:

    There's clear evidence of a pattern of bad behavior by the doctor, a lack of institutional courage by his employer Columbia University, and a lack of willingness to take the case seriously by the Manhattan district attorney, the combination of all three together to me is enough for me to know that everyone did the best they could to make it go away.

  4. Medford Police Chief Leo Sacco:

    That's not proper behavior, but we only know about it when people tell us, and unfortunately, we had to get up this morning to see it on a YouTube video.

  5. Prashant Agarwal:

    We are not defined by our characteristics, like our gender or our age or other physical attributes. What gives us our identity is our character, that is, our behavior and our attitude. How we think, how we behave with other people, what opinions we have, our outlook on life, these parameters make up our character. And our character defines the individual whom the world is compelled either to respect or to contempt. Our character shapes not only the world’s opinion of us but also our destiny. If we have a positive attitude, we are sure to succeed. That is entirely in your control. Take charge of your personality, build yourself up, and stand out from the crowd!

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