Definitions for conductˈkɒn dʌkt; kənˈdʌkt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•ductˈkɒn dʌkt; kənˈdʌkt(n.; v.)
personal behavior; way of acting; deportment.
direction, management, or execution:
the conduct of a business.
the act of leading; guidance; escort.
Obs. a guide; escort.
(v.t.)to behave or manage (oneself).
to direct in action or course; manage; carry on:
to conduct a test.
to direct (an orchestra, chorus, etc.) as leader.
to lead or guide; escort:
to conduct a tour.
to serve as a channel or medium for (heat, electricity, sound, etc.):
Copper conducts electricity.
to act as conductor, esp. of a musical group.
Origin of conduct:
1440–1450; late ME < ML conductus escort < L conductus, ptp. of condūcereconduce
behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings(noun)
manner of acting or controlling yourself
demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(verb)
(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
conduct, carry on, deal(verb)
direct the course of; manage or control
"You cannot conduct business like this"
conduct, lead, direct(verb)
lead, as in the performance of a composition
"conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry(verb)
behave in a certain manner
"She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
lead, take, direct, conduct, guide(verb)
take somebody somewhere
"We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel(verb)
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
"Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
lead musicians in the performance of
"Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
conduct(verb)ˈkɒn dʌkt; v. kənˈdʌkt
to do sth, usually to get information
police conducting an investigation; to conduct an experiment/interview
conductˈkɒn dʌkt; v. kənˈdʌkt
to lead an orchestra, band, or singers
***He conducts the high school band.
conductˈkɒn dʌkt; v. kənˈdʌkt
(of material) to carry electricity
the current is conducted along the wires
conduct(noun)ˈkɒn dʌkt; v. kənˈdʌkt
angry at the students for their bad conduct
The act or method of controlling or directing
Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
Conduct of armies is a prince's art. - Edmund Waller.
The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
To lead, or guide; to escort.
To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.
Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege. - William H. Prescott.
(reflexively to conduct oneself) To behave.
He conducted himself well.
To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.
To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
To carry out (something organized)
Origin: conductus, from conductus, perfect passive participle of conduco; see also conduce and conduit.
the act or method of conducting; guidance; management
skillful guidance or management; generalship
convoy; escort; guard; guide
that which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument
the manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior
plot; action; construction; manner of development
to lead, or guide; to escort; to attend
to lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom
to behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well
to serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc
to direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition
to act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry
to conduct one's self; to behave
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'conduct' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3259
Rank popularity for the word 'conduct' in Nouns Frequency: #1404
Rank popularity for the word 'conduct' in Verbs Frequency: #394
Translations for conduct
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
His conduct at school was disgraceful.
- gedrag, optredeAfrikaans
- سُلوك، تَصَرُّفArabic
- comportamentoPortuguese (BR)
- das BetragenGerman
- आचरण, बर्तावHindi
- vodstvo, upravljanjeCroatian
- elgesys, elgsenaLithuanian
- uzvedība; uzvešanāsLatvian
- oppførsel, atferd, vandel, holdningNorwegian
- davranış, tavırTurkish
- 行為Chinese (Trad.)
- سلوک ، رویہ، طرزعملUrdu
- hạnh kiểmVietnamese
- 行为Chinese (Simp.)
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