Con`duct´   Pronunciation: kǒn`dŭkt´
n.1.The act or method of conducting; guidance; management.
Christianity has humanized the conduct of war.
- Paley.
The conduct of the state, the administration of its affairs.
- Ld. Brougham.
2.Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
Conduct of armies is a prince's art.
- Waller.
3.Convoy; escort; guard; guide.
I will be your conduct.
- B. Jonson.
In my conduct shall your ladies come.
- Shak.
4.That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument.
Although thou hast been conduct of my shame.
- Shak.
5.The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
6.Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
The book of Job, in conduct and diction.
- Macaulay.
Conduct money
(Naut.) a portion of a seaman's wages retained till the end of his engagement, and paid over only if his conduct has been satisfactory.
v. t.1.To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.
[imp. & p. p. Conducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Conducting.]
I can conduct you, lady, to a low
But loyal cottage, where you may be safe.
- Milton.
2.To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.
3.To behave; - with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well.
4.(Physics) To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
5.(Mus.) To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.
v. i.1.To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
2.To conduct one's self; to behave.
Noun1.conduct - manner of acting or conducting yourself
2.conduct - (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
Verb1.conduct - direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"
Synonyms: carry on, deal
2.conduct - lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
Synonyms: direct, lead
3.conduct - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
4.conduct - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
5.conduct - take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
Synonyms: lead, guide, take, direct
6.conduct - lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"

CONDUCT, law of nations. This term is used in the phrase safe conduct, to signify the security given, by authority of the government, under the great seal, to a stranger, for his quietly coming into and passing out of the territories over which it has jurisdiction. A safe conduct differs from a passport; the former is given to enemies, the latter to friends or citizens.

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