Complete Definition of "conduct"

English

rank|shot|warm|sufficient|929|conduct|directly|James|Greek

Etymology
Late Latin conductus, defense, escort, from L. conductus, perfect passive participle of conducere; see also conduce and conduit

Pronunciation
audio|En-ca-conduct.ogg|Audio (CA)
a|noun
*(RP): /ËkÉndÊkt/, /<tt>"kQndVkt</tt>/
*(US): kÅn'dÅ­kt, /ËkÉndÊkt/, /<tt>"kAndVkt</tt>/
a|verb kÉndÅ­kt', /kÉnËdÊkt/, /<tt>[email protected]"dVkt</tt>/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êkt|-Êkt

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act or method of controlling or directing

#:Christianity has humanized the conduct of war. - Paley?.

  1. Skillful guidance or management; generalship.

#:Conduct of armies is a prince's art. - Waller?.

  1. The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.

#:He carried himself with a distinguished conduct.

  1. context|of a literary work Plot; action; construction; manner of development.

Synonyms
i-c|act or method of controlling or directing control, guidance, management
(manner of guiding or carrying one's self): bearing, behavior/behaviour, deportment, demeanor/demeanour,
i-c|plot of a literary work action, plot, storyline

Translations

trans-top|act or method of controlling or directing
Finnish: toimeenpano
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|пÑоведение|n|tr=prov'ed'énije
Swedish: förrättning c, förvaltning c, ledning c, skötsel c
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trans-top|Skillful guidance or management; generalship
Finnish: johtaminen
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|ÑпÑавление|n|trupravl'énije, t|ru|ÑÑководÑÑво|n|trrukovódstvo
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trans-top|manner of guiding or carrying one's self
Finnish: käytös
French: comportement m
trans-mid
Italian: comportamento m, condotta f
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚÙâÙشت
Russian: t|ru|поведение|n|tr=pov'ed'énije
Spanish: conducta f
Swedish: hållning c, uppförande n, uppträdande n, vandel c
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trans-top|plot of a literary work
trans-mid
Swedish: utförande n
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.

#:I can conduct you, lady, to a low But loyal cottage, where you may be safe. - w:John Milton|John Milton.

  1. 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. - Prescott?.

  1. (reflexively to conduct oneself) To behave.

#:he conducted himself well.

  1. To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
  2. music To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.

Synonyms
i-c|lead or guide accompany, escort, guide, lead, steer
i-c|direct direct, lead, manage, oversee, run, supervise
i-c|reflexively: to behave act, behave, carry on
i-c|to serve as a medium for conveying carry, convey, transmit

Translations

trans-top|lead or guide
Finnish: johtaa, opastaa, saattaa
Spanish: guiar
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|пÑовожаÑÑ|trprovožát' impf, t|ru|пÑоводиÑÑ|trprovodít' pf; t|ru|ÑопÑовождаÑÑ|trsoprovoždát' impf, t|ru|ÑопÑоводиÑÑ|trsoprovodít' pf
Swedish: föra, leda, ledsaga
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trans-top|direct or manage
Finnish: johtaa, hoitaa
Spanish: dirigir
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|ÑпÑавлÑÑÑ|trupravl'át' impf, t|ru|ÑÑководиÑÑ|trrukovodít' impf
Swedish: anföra, förvalta, handha, leda, sköta
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trans-top|reflexively: behave
French: se comporter
Italian: comportarsi
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|веÑÑи ÑебÑ|tr=v'estí s'eb'á impf
Spanish: comportarse
Swedish: uppföra sig
Finnish: käyttäytyä
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trans-top|to serve as a medium for conveying
Finnish: johtaa
Spanish: conducir
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|пÑоводиÑÑ|tr=provodít' impf
Swedish: föra, leda
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trans-top|music: to direct
Finnish: johtaa
Spanish: dirigir
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|диÑижиÑоваÑÑ|tr=dirižírovat' impf
Swedish: anföra, dirigera, leda
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Intransitive verb
en-verb

  1. To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.

Translations

trans-top|act as a conductor (of heat, electricity, etc.)
Finnish: johtaa
Russian: t|ru|пÑоводиÑÑ|tr=provodít' impf
trans-mid
Spanish: conducir
Swedish: leda
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