What does behaviour mean?

Definitions for behaviour
bɪˈheɪv yərbe·hav·iour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportmentnoun

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

  3. behavior, behaviournoun

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

  4. behavior, behaviour, conduct, doingsnoun

    manner of acting or controlling yourself

Wiktionary

  1. behaviournoun

    The way matter moves or acts.

    Etymology: See usage notes below.

Freebase

  1. Behaviour

    Behaviour is the fourth studio album by English synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys. It was first released in 1990. A special edition Japanese release included an additional Mini CD, exclusive artwork and printed lyrics in a white velvet-like box.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. behaviour

    The action and qualities of a ship under different impulses. Seamen speak of the manner in which she behaves, as if she acted by her own instinct.

Editors Contribution

  1. behaviour

    A responsible, mature and ethical way of behaving.

    The behaviour of everyone was amazing, there is such a feeling of unity, love, solidarity and empathy with everyone looking after each other to ensure optimum health, right to life, human rights and shared prosperity for everyone.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 2, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behaviour' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #778

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behaviour' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1903

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'behaviour' in Nouns Frequency: #338

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behaviour in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behaviour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of behaviour in a Sentence

  1. Ahmed Moosa:

    The late Mr. Archie Augustine (a Roman Catholic) from Estcourt, Kwa Zulu Natal put it beautifully when he said the following about the Qur’an: “Despite your religious or non-religious attitudes, the Holy Qur’aan is a boon to your intellectual and moral strength. Even if you are not concerned with moral issues, then pamper your intellectual curiosity and read the Qur’aan. The greater the level of your education, in any field, or the greater your social or political standing in your community, the more reason why you should procure your own copy of the Book and begin to read it”. “Nothing, but nothing, is left ambiguous or unanswered. It is a Book of Law interwoven in morality till it touches every facet of the human experience. It includes politics, economics, moral behaviour, personal cleanliness and propriety, inter-family relationships, bequests and inheritance, inter-religious respect and tolerance, charity, the sin of taking and of giving commercial interest, the importance of prayer, the belief in ONE GOD, religious-sociology and oneness of humankind. Bring any manner or word, concept or subject matter to mind and you will find, not only a reference to such a matter, but a treatise, succinctly and poignantly illustrating, advising, illuminating and directing”. A POEM ON THE HOLY QURAN WRITTEN SOME 35 YEARS AGO BY THE NINTH PRESIDENT OF INDIA, DR. PANDIT SHANKER DAYAL SHARMA: (IT WAS A COMMAND FOR ACTION. YOU TURNED IT INTO A BOOK OF PRAYER.) (IT WAS A BOOK TO UNDERSTAND. YOU READ IT WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING.) (IT WAS A CODE FOR THE LIVING. YOU TURNED IT INTO A MANIFESTO OF THE DEAD.) (THAT WHICH WAS A BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE; YOU ABDICATED TO THE IGNORAMUS). (IT CAME TO GIVE KNOWLEDGE OF CREATION. YOU ABANDONED IT TO THE MADRASA.) (IT CAME TO GIVE LIFE TO DEAD NATIONS. YOU USED IT FOR SEEKING MERCY FOR THE DEAD.) (O’ MUSLIMS! WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?)

  2. Liu Zhiquan:

    For illegal behaviour such as the discharge of pollution without permits, there are continuous penalties issued on a daily basis, and they will also be ordered to cut production or shut down.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Any system itself is nothing since your mentality and behaviour is that system, which reflects on society.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The married couple can only buy HOUSE, but whether it becomes HOME or TOMB depends solely on the behaviour of the wife and that’s why she is called a homemaker.

  5. Injong Rhee:

    It's about changing user behaviour, it's not about who's first in the market.

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