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Conduct

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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CIDE DICTIONARY

Conductn. [LL. conductus defense, escort, fr. L. conductus, p. p. of conducere. See Conduce, and cf. Conduit.].
  •  The act or method of conducting; guidance; management.  [1913 Webster]
    "Christianity has humanized the conduct of war."  [1913 Webster]
    "The conduct of the state, the administration of its affairs."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Skillful guidance or management; generalship.  [1913 Webster]
    "Conduct of armies is a prince's art."  [1913 Webster]
    "Attacked the Spaniards . . . with great impetuosity, but with so little conduct, that his forces were totally routed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Convoy; escort; guard; guide.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will be your conduct."  [1913 Webster]
    "In my conduct shall your ladies come."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument.  [1913 Webster]
    "Although thou hast been conduct of my shame."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.  [1913 Webster]
    "All these difficulties were increased by the conduct of Shrewsbury."  [1913 Webster]
    "What in the conduct of our life appears
    So well designed, so luckily begun,
    But when we have our wish, we wish undone?
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Plot; action; construction; manner of development.  [1913 Webster]
    "The book of Job, in conduct and diction."  [1913 Webster]
Conduct money (Naut.), a portion of a seaman's wages retained till the end of his engagement, and paid over only if his conduct has been satisfactory.
Syn. -- Behavior; carriage; deportment; demeanor; bearing; management; guidance. See Behavior.
Conductv. t. [See Conduct, n.].
  •  To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.  [1913 Webster]
    "I can conduct you, lady, to a low
    But loyal cottage, where you may be safe.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.  [1913 Webster]
    "Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.  [1913 Webster]
Conductv. i. 
  •  To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To conduct one's self; to behave.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Conduct, n. & v.
--n.
1 behaviour (esp. in its moral aspect).
2 the action or manner of directing or managing (business, war, etc.).
3 Art mode of treatment, execution.
4 leading, guidance.
--v.
1 tr. lead or guide (a person or persons).
2 tr. direct or manage (business etc.).
3 tr. (also absol.) be the conductor of (an orchestra, choir, etc.).
4 tr. Physics transmit (heat, electricity, etc.) by conduction.
5 refl. behave (conducted himself appropriately).

Idiom
conducted tour a tour led by a guide on a fixed itinerary. conduct sheet a record of a person's offences and punishments.
Derivative
conductible adj. conductibility n.
Etymology
ME f. L conductus (as com-, ducere duct- lead): (v.) f. OF conduite past part. of conduire

THESAURUS

Conduct

accomplish, accomplishment, achievement, acquit, act, action, actions, activity, acts, address, administer, administration, affectation, agency, air, arrange, attend, attitude, authority, be responsible for, bear, bearing, behave, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bring, call the signals, canalize, captain, care, carriage, carry, carry on, carry out, carry through, channel, channelize, chaperon, charge, command, commission, companion, company, complete, completion, comport, comportment, conduct to, control, convey, convoy, cope with, culture pattern, custom, deal with, demean, demeanor, deport, deportment, direct, direct to, direction, discharge, dispatch, dispose of, do, doing, doings, drive, driving, effectuation, employ, enact, enactment, engage in, engineer, escort, esquire, execute, execution, exercise, fly, folkway, follow, freight, functioning, funnel, gestures, go in for, go on, goings-on, govern, governance, government, guard, guidance, guide, guise, handle, handling, head, head up, husbandry, implementation, intendance, keep, keep up, lead, lead on, lead to, leadership, leading, lift, lug, maintien, make, make go, make the rules, manage, management, managery, managing, maneuver, manhandle, manipulate, manipulation, manner, manners, marshal, mastermind, method, methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, motions, movements, moves, observable behavior, occupation, officer, operancy, operate, operation, ordain, order, ordering, oversee, pack, pattern, perform, perform on, performance, performing, perpetration, pilot, pilotage, pipe, play, point out to, point the way, poise, port, pose, posture, practice, praxis, prescribe, presence, procedure, proceeding, prosecute, pull the strings, pursue, put right, put through, quarterback, quit, regulate, regulation, remove, responsibility, route, rule, run, running, see, see to, separate, set right, set straight, shepherd, show, show the way, siphon, skipper, social science, specialize in, squire, stance, steer, steerage, steering, style, superintendence, superintendency, supervise, supervision, tackle, tactics, take, take away, take care of, take command, take on, take out, take the lead, take to, take up, the conn, the helm, the wheel, tone, tote, traject, transact, transaction, transmit, transport, trench, undertake, use, usher, waft, wage, wait on, way, way of life, ways, whisk, wield the baton, wing, withdraw, work, work at, working, workings

ROGET THESAURUS

Conduct

Conduct

N conduct, behavior, deportment, comportment, carriage, maintien, demeanor, guise, bearing, manner, observance, dealing, transaction, business, tactics, game, game plan, policy, polity, generalship, statesmanship, seamanship, strategy, strategics, plan, management, husbandry, housekeeping, housewifery, stewardship, menage, regime, economy, economics, political economy, government, execution, manipulation, treatment, campaign, career, life, course, walk, race, record, course of conduct, line of conduct, line of action, line of proceeding, role, process, ways, practice, procedure, modus operandi, MO, method of operating, method, path, conducting, strategical, businesslike, practical, executive.

VB transact, execute, despatch, dispatch, proceed with, discharge, carry on, carry through, carry out, carry into effect, put into effect, work out, go through, get through, enact, put into practice, do, officiate, bear oneself, behave oneself, comport oneself, demean oneself, carry oneself, conduct oneself, acquit oneself, run a race, lead a life, play a game, take a course, adopt a course, steer one's course, shape one's course, play one's paint, play one's cards, shift for oneself, paddle one's own canoe, bail one's own boat, conduct, manage, supervise, participate, deal with, have to do with, treat, handle a case, take steps, take measures.

Direction

N direction, management, managery, government, gubernation, conduct, legislation, regulation, guidance, bossism, legislature, steerage, pilotage, reins, reins of government, helm, rudder, needle, compass, guiding star, load star, lode star, pole star, cynosure, supervision, superintendence, surveillance, oversight, eye of the master, control, charge, board of control, command, premiership, senatorship, director, chair, portfolio, statesmanship, statecraft, kingcraft, queencraft, ministry, ministration, administration, stewardship, proctorship, agency, director, directing, hegemonic, at the helm, at the head of, direction, bearing, course, vector, set, drift, tenor, tendency, incidence, bending, trending, dip, tack, aim, collimation, steering steerage, point of the compass, cardinal points, North East, South, West, N by E, ENE, NE by N, NE, rhumb, azimuth, line of collimation, line, path, road, range, quarter, line of march, alignment, allignment, air line, beeline, straight shoot, directed, directed towards, pointing towards, bound for, aligned, with alligned with, direct, straight, undeviating, unswerving, straightforward, North, Northern, Northerly, towards, on the road, on the high road to, en avant, versus, to, hither, thither, whither, directly, straight as an arrow, forwards as an arrow, point blank, in a bee line to, in a direct line to, as the crow flies, in a straight line to, in a bee line for, in a direct line for, in a straight line for, in a bee line with, in a direct line with, in a straight line with, in a line with, full tilt at, as the crow flies, before the wind, near the wind, close to the wind, against the wind, windwards, in the wind's eye, through, via, by way of, in all directions, in all manner of ways, quaquaversum, from the four winds, the shortest distance between two points is a stra.

VB direct, manage, govern, conduct, order, prescribe, cut out work for, bead, lead, lead the way, show the way, take the lead, lead on, regulate, guide, steer, pilot, tackle, take the helm, be at the helm, have the reins, handle the reins, hold the reins, take the reins, drive, tool, superintend, supervise, overlook, control, keep in order, look after, see to, legislate for, administer, ministrate, matronize, have the care of, have the charge of, be in charge of, have charge of, take the direction, boss, boss one around, pull the strings, pull the wires, rule, have the direction, hold office, hold the portfolio, preside, preside at the board, take the chair, occupy the chair, be in the chair, pull the stroke oar, tend towards, bend towards, point towards, conduct to, go to, point to, point at, bend, trend, verge, incline, dip, determine, steer for, steer towards, make for, make towards, aim at, level at, take aim, keep a course, hold a course, be bound for, bend one's steps towards, direct one's course, steer one's course, bend one's course, shape one's course, align one's march, allign one's march, to straight, go straight to the point, march on, march on a point, ascertain one's direction, s'orienter, see which way the wind blows, box the compass, take the air line.

Transference

VB transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate, convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry, carry over, ferry over, hand pass, forward, shift, conduct, convoy, bring, fetch, reach, tote, port, import, export, send, delegate, consign, relegate, turn over to, deliver, ship, embark, waft, shunt, transpose, displace, throw, drag, mail, post, shovel, ladle, decant, draft off, transfuse, infuse, siphon.


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