Associations to the word «Conducting»


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".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn