Associations to the word «Conduct»

Wiktionary

CONDUCT, noun. The act or method of controlling or directing
CONDUCT, noun. Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
CONDUCT, noun. The manner of guiding or carrying oneself; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
CONDUCT, noun. (of a literary work) Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
CONDUCT, noun. (obsolete) Convoy; escort; guard; guide.
CONDUCT, noun. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument.
CONDUCT, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To lead, or guide; to escort.
CONDUCT, verb. (transitive) To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on.
CONDUCT, verb. (transitive) (reflexively to conduct oneself) To behave.
CONDUCT, verb. (transitive) To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
CONDUCT, verb. (transitive) (music) To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.
CONDUCT, verb. (intransitive) To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
CONDUCT, verb. (transitive) To carry out (something organized)
CONDUCT DISORDER, noun. A psychological disorder of childhood or adolescence, characterized by persistent antisocial behaviours.

Dictionary definition

CONDUCT, noun. Manner of acting or controlling yourself.
CONDUCT, noun. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people.
CONDUCT, verb. Direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this".
CONDUCT, verb. Lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years".
CONDUCT, verb. Behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times".
CONDUCT, verb. Take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace".
CONDUCT, verb. Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat".
CONDUCT, verb. Lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces".

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