Behave and Stop


Behave verb - To manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way.

Stop is an antonym for behave in function topic.

Nearby Words: behavior, behaving


Stop verb - To bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end.

Behave is an antonym for stop.

Nearby Words: stopped, stopper, stopping, stopover

Common collocations

time behave time stop time
characters behave characters stop characters
evil behave evil stop evil
anyone behave anyone stop anyone
Other words: guys.

Both words in one sentence

  • Space Whale Aesop On My Name Is Earl, Joy tells an In-Universe tale to her kids to get them to behave and stop whining about having to do homework in the "Creative Writing" episode.
  • Awesome Moment of Crowning This doesn't stop most of the Heel winners from snapping and starting to behave as if they actually were the king of something.
  • Literature / The House of Night Zoey was telling herself that it was wrong to behave and think the way she did, didn't stop it anyway.
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Stop or Behave. 2016. Accessed March 27, 2023.
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