What does conducive mean?

Definitions for conducivekənˈdu sɪv, -ˈdyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conducive, contributing(a), contributive, contributory, tributary(adj)

    tending to bring about; being partly responsible for

    "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"


  1. conducive(Adjective)

    Tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result.

    A small, dark kitchen is not conducive to elaborate cooking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conducive(adj)

    loading or tending; helpful; contributive; tending to promote


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conducive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conducive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Bakke Salleh:

    The market right now is not conducive.

  2. G. C. Lichtenberg:

    Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.

  3. Wang Hui:

    Applying for the Winter Olympics will promote the tackling of air pollution in Beijing, and this will be conducive to our bid.

  4. Norman Vincent Peale:

    If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.

  5. Tom Perez:

    Sometimes when you're in a less formal setting, it's conducive to letting your guard down a little bit and I had found that to be the case in a number of knotty situations.

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