English dictionary

behavior meaning and definition


Definition of behavior (noun)

  1. manner of acting or controlling yourself
  2. the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    • "the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments"
    • synonyms: behaviour
  3. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
  4. (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation
Source: Princeton University Wordnet