What does behaviour mean?

Definitions for behaviour
bɪˈheɪv yərbe·haviour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

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

  3. behavior, behaviour(noun)

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

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

    manner of acting or controlling yourself


  1. behaviour(Noun)

    The way matter moves or acts.

  2. Origin: See usage notes below.


  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.

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

How to pronounce behaviour?

  1. Alex
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How to say behaviour in sign language?

  1. behaviour


  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. British Airways:

    This sort of behaviour (sic) will not be tolerated.

  2. Goethe:

    Behaviour is a mirror in which every one shows his image.

  3. Dr. Phillip McGraw:

    When you choose the behaviour, you choose the consequences.

  4. Jagdish Bhagwati:

    TPP is a model of such behaviour and deplorable architecture.

  5. Gagan Bhatia:

    Uber has a zero-tolerance policy towards inappropriate behaviour.

Images & Illustrations of behaviour

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