Adjective "Well-Behaved" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


Conducting oneself in an appropriate manner.
  1. 'Most of the people on the slopes were Austrians, and they were impeccably well-behaved and courteous.'
  2. 'Uncharacteristically reticent tonight, Dan seems to be assuming yet another identity: the polite, well-behaved son.'
  3. 'If you encounter children who are well-behaved, considerate, remarkable, tell the parents how much you appreciate their commitment to raising these kinds of kids.'
  4. 'These fine young gentleman were well-behaved and very mannerly.'
  5. 'My charming, loving, sweet, gentle, handsome, well-behaved son had emptied a bottle of nail polish remover.'
  6. 'Whenever we go anywhere with them people remark on the fact that they are really polite and well-behaved.'
  7. 'They described him as a well-behaved, shy boy with good manners and an angelic face.'
  8. 'The end, which is to bring up well-behaved, considerate and law-abiding citizens, justifies the means a thousand-fold.'
  9. 'We can handle this with something all well-behaved Linux programs have: Input / Output redirection.'
  10. 'The same rule applies if you want to have just one well-behaved X application in the other screen.'


verb (used without object), behaved, behaving.

1. to act in a particular way; conduct or comport oneself or itself: The ship behaves well.

2. to act properly: Did the child behave?

3. to act or react under given circumstances: This plastic behaves strangely under extreme heat or cold. verb (used with object), behaved, behaving.

4. to conduct or comport (oneself) in a proper manner: Sit quietly and behave yourself.

More examples(as adjective)

"prices can be well-behaved in dates."

"inflations can be well-behaved."

"people can be well-behaved."

"rates can be well-behaved."

"prices can be well-behaved."

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