behave one's self


behave one's self
1.
See behave.
2.
Do right, avoid doing wrong, keep orderly, conduct one's self well.

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  • deport one's self — Behave, act, conduct one s self, demean one s self, acquit or quit one s self, bear one s self, comport one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bear one's self — Behave, acquit one s self, conduct one s self, deport one s self, demean one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • comport one's self — Behave, act, conduct one s self, demean one s self, quit one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • conduct one's self — Behave, act, demean one s self, acquit one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • By one's self — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquit one's self — Act, behave, conduct one s self, bear one s self, demean one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • demean one's self — 1. Behave, conduct, acquit one s self. 2. Degrade, debase, lower, or belittle one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • carry one's self — Conduct, behave, demean, deport, quit, or acquit one s self …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To serve one's self of — Serve Serve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Served}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Serving}.] [OE. serven, servien, OF. & F. servir, fr. L. servire; akin to servus a servant or slave, servare to protect, preserve, observe; cf. Zend har to protect, haurva protecting. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To use one's self — Use Use, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Used}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Using}.] [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make use of; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English