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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•duct /n. ˈkɑndʌkt; v. kənˈdʌkt/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. personal behavior;
    deportment:immature conduct during class.
  2. the way something is organized or carried out;
    management:the conduct of a business.
  3. the act of leading;
    guidance;
    escort:promised him safe conduct out of the country.

v. 
  1. to behave or manage (oneself ):[+ oneself]conducted themselves well at the ceremonies.
  2. to direct in action or course;
    manage;
    carry on:[+ object]conducted the family business.
  3. to direct (an orchestra, etc.) as leader: [no object]A famous maestro is conducting in tonight's concert.[+ object]conducted the school orchestra for years.
  4. [+ object] to lead or guide;
    escort: to conduct a tour.
  5. Physics[+ object] to serve as a channel for (heat, etc.);
    allow to pass through: Copper conducts electricity.
con•duct•i•bil•i•ty /kənˌdʌktəˈbɪlɪti/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
con•duct•i•ble, adj. See -duc-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•duct  (n. kondukt;v. kən dukt),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. personal behavior;
    way of acting;
    bearing or deportment.
  2. direction or management;
    execution:the conduct of a business.
  3. the act of conducting;
    guidance;
    escort:The curator's conduct through the museum was informative.
  4. [Obs.]a guide;
    an escort.

v.t. 
  1. to behave or manage (oneself ):He conducted himself well.
  2. to direct in action or course;
    manage;
    carry on:to conduct a meeting; to conduct a test.
  3. to direct (an orchestra, chorus, etc.) as leader.
  4. to lead or guide;
    escort:to conduct a tour.
  5. Physicsto serve as a channel or medium for (heat, electricity, sound, etc.):Copper conducts electricity.

v.i. 
  1. to lead.
  2. to act as conductor, esp. of a musical group.
con•ducti•ble, adj. 
con•duct′i•bili•ty, n. 
  • Latin as above; see conduit
  • Anglo-French
  • Medieval Latin conductus escort, noun, nominal use of Latin conductus (past participle of condūcere to conduce), equivalent. to con- con- + duc- lead + -tus past participle suffix; replacing Middle English conduyt(e)
  • late Middle English 1250–1300
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged demeanor, comportment, actions, manners. See  behavior. 
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged guidance, administration.
    • 5.See corresponding entry in Unabridged deport, bear.
    • 6.See corresponding entry in Unabridged supervise, administer.
    • 8.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  guide. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
conduct n /ˈkɒndʌkt/
  1. the manner in which a person behaves; behaviour
  2. the way of managing a business, affair, etc; handling
  3. rare the act of guiding or leading
vb /kənˈdʌkt/
  1. (transitive) to accompany and guide (people, a party, etc) (esp in the phrase conducted tour)
  2. (transitive) to lead or direct (affairs, business, etc); control
  3. (transitive) to do or carry out: conduct a survey
  4. (transitive) to behave or manage (oneself)
  5. to control or guide (an orchestra, choir, etc) by the movements of the hands or a baton
  6. to transmit (heat, electricity, etc)
Etymology: 15th Century: from Medieval Latin conductus escorted, from Latin: drawn together, from condūcere to conduce

conˈductible adj conˌductiˈbility n
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