conduct

  • 1 conduct — con·duct / kän ˌdəkt/ n 1 a: the act, manner, or process of carrying on or managing his conduct of the case was negligent b: an act or omission to act a crime is that conduct which is defined as criminal Louisiana Revised Statutes 2 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Conduct — Con duct (k[o^]n d[u^]kt), n. [LL. conductus defense, escort, fr. L. conductus, p. p. of conducere. See {Conduce}, and cf. {Conduit}.] 1. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management. [1913 Webster] Christianity has humanized the conduct …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 conduct — CONDÚCT, conducte, s.n. Formaţie anatomică cu aspect de canal sau de tub. – Din germ. Kondukt. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONDÚCT s. (anat.) canal, duct, tub. (conduct auditiv extern.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 conduct — n *behavior, deportment Analogous words: act, deed, *action: demeanor, mien, deportment, *bearing conduct vb 1 escort, convoy, *accompany, attend, chaperon Analogous words …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 conduct — [n1] administration care, carrying on*, channels, charge, control, direction, execution, guidance, handling, intendance, leadership, management, manipulation, organization, oversight, plan, policy, posture, red tape*, regimen, regulation, rule,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 Conduct — Con*duct (k[o^]n*d[u^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conducting}.] [See {Conduct}, n.] 1. 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 conduct — ► NOUN 1) the manner in which a person behaves. 2) management or direction: the conduct of foreign affairs. ► VERB 1) organize and carry out. 2) direct the performance of (a piece of music or an orchestra or choir). 3) guide to or around a place …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 conduct — [kän′dukt΄, kän′dəkt; ] for v. [ kən dukt′] n. [< L conductus, pp. of conducere: see CONDUCE] 1. Rare the act of leading; guidance 2. the process or way of managing or directing; management; handling 3. the way that one acts; behavior;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Conduct — Con*duct , v. i. 1. To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry. [1913 Webster] 2. To conduct one s self; to behave. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Conduct — may refer to: Behavior a personal behavior, a way of acting and showing one s behaviour using hand gestures to direct Action (philosophy), in relation to moral or ethical precepts Conducting a musical ensemble See also Misconduct Conductor… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 Conduct — Conduct, lat., Geleit; feierlicher Leichenzug. Conducta. span., Sendung von Gold und Silber aus den span. amerikan. Bergwerken an die Küste unter starker Bedeckung. Conducteur (Kongdüctöhr), Führer, der specielle Leiter der Arbeiten bei Bauten;… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12 conduct — (v.) early 15c., to guide, from L. conductus, pp. of conducere to lead or bring together (see CONDUCE (Cf. conduce)). Sense of convey is from early 15c.; that of to direct, manage is from 1630s; to behave in a certain way from c.1710; to convey… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 conduct — is pronounced with stress on the first syllable as a noun and on the second syllable as a verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 14 conduct — ▪ I. conduct con‧duct 1 [kənˈdʌkt] verb [transitive] 1. to manage or organize something: • In future, Mr O Reilly will conduct his business within the rules and regulations. • The Special Fund may, in his name, conduct legal transactions and… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 conduct — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way of behaving ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ The prisoner was released early for good conduct. ▪ discreditable (BrE), disgraceful, immoral, improper …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 conduct — con|duct1 W2S3 [kənˈdʌkt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(carry out)¦ 2¦(music)¦ 3¦(behave)¦ 4¦(electricity/heat)¦ 5¦(show somebody something)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: conductus, past participle of conducere; CONDUCE] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 conduct — 01. His [conduct] at the party was disgraceful. He was totally drunk, and began yelling and swearing at people for no reason. 02. Tests [conducted] by an American university indicate that while a dog s memory lasts no more than 5 minutes, a cat s …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 conduct — ♦♦ conducts, conducting, conducted (The verb is pronounced [[t]kəndʌ̱kt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱ndʌkt[/t]].) 1) VERB When you conduct an activity or task, you organize it and carry it out. [V n] I decided to conduct an experiment...… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 conduct — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin conductus, from Latin conducere Date: 15th century 1. obsolete escort, guide 2. the act, manner, or process of carrying on ; management < praised for his conduct of the campaign > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 conduct — I n. 1) appropriate; chivalrous; ethical; irreproachable; proper conduct 2) disorderly; improper; inappropriate, unbecoming; unethical conduct 3) (mil.) dishonorable (AE); good conduct; conduct unbecoming an officer II v. 1) (d; refl.) to conduct …

    Combinatory dictionary


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