What does behavior mean?

Definitions for behavior
bɪˈheɪv yərbe·hav·ior

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behavior, behaviour, conduct, doingsnoun

    manner of acting or controlling yourself

  2. behavior, behaviournoun

    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, deportmentnoun

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

  4. behavior, behaviournoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. behaviornoun

    The way a living creature behaves or acts.

  2. behaviornoun

    The way a device or system operates.

Wikipedia

  1. Behavior

    Behavior (American English) or behaviour (British English) is the range of actions and mannerisms made by individuals, organisms, systems or artificial entities in some environment. These systems can include other systems or organisms as well as the inanimate physical environment. It is the computed 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.Taking a behavior informatics perspective, a behavior consists of actor, operation, interactions, and their properties. This can be represented as a behavior vector.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behaviornoun

    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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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. Dennis Wiley:

    That seems to be part of our culture now, meet, have sex, hook up, sayonara. Totally inappropriate behavior. There is no excuse for this whatsoever.

  2. Harriet Hiscock:

    Managing behavioral sleep problems in children with ADHD is feasible and highly effective - it improves not only sleep, but also child behavior, ADHD symptoms, quality of life and working memory.

  3. Chen Zhimin:

    We will set up 'network security offices' inside important website and Internet firms, so that we can catch criminal behavior online at the earliest possible point.

  4. The UFC:

    UFC is aware of the recent incident involving Irwin Rivera and subsequently received information from his management that he has been exhibiting behavior consistent with mental health issues, the allegations are extremely troubling and the organization is currently gathering additional information. The investigation is ongoing and any potential next steps including disciplinary action or medical attention will be determined upon the conclusion. Furthermore, UFC has informed Riveras management that he will not be offered a bout at this time.

  5. Kate Andersen:

    Melania Trump understands Melania Trump husband and what he stands for, and it simply does not bother Melania Trump, she is not a victim and she will not leave the White House apologizing for her husband's behavior.

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