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Definitions of conduct

  1. To guide; direct; manage; behave; to be a medium or channel for. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To lead or guide: to direct: to manage: to behave: (electricity) to carry or transmit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To guide; lead; manage. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To guide; escort. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To manage; carry on; also, to behave (oneself). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To transmit, as electricity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. lead, as in the performance of a musical composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. To direct; lead; behave; act. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To lead; to guide; to escort; to direct; to govern; to manage; to comport; to transmit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To bring along or guide; to behave, as one's self; to direct; to point out the way; to manage; to lead or command; to transmit. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Skillful guidance or management; generalship. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. Convoy; escort; guard; guide. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. Plot; action; construction; manner of development. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To conduct one's self; to behave. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. Personal behavior or practice; management. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. Act or method of leading or managing: guidance: management: behavior: the leading of an army: also a tax levied by Charles I. of England for the purpose of paying the travelling expenses of his soldiers. "He who takes up armes for cote and conduct and his four nobles of Danegelt."-Milton. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Guidance; management; behavior. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. Escort; convoy; direction; control; skilful management. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Guidance; management; mode or manner of action; deportment; command; convoy. Safe conduct, a promise of a safe passage. See Conduce. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. Personal behaviour; mode of life; management; guidance; escort. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for conduct

  1. Not until after his death, did his wife give any explanation of his conduct – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  2. " Let me conduct you to the garden, my love," he said. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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