A general and well-conducted education nursed American liberty in its infancy, and is destined to sustain it in its maturity.
If they 'd have called you Peter, you 'd have been a well-conducted poor creature.
The managers of all our well-conducted railroads understand this.
And you can swear that she is a pure-minded and well-conducted girl?
No well-conducted female should presume to bear the name of the holy city.
Never mind the shop people; we're well-conducted, and that's all they care for.
The business is well-conducted, and none of them are kept waiting for any length of time.
There was not a trace of the well-conducted post of a short time before.
I have been accustomed to preside at a well-conducted club, and not at a bear-garden.
It was well-conducted, and occasionally a great many persons visited it.
early 15c., "to guide," from Latin conductus, past participle of conducere "to lead or bring together" (see 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" from 1740. Related: Conducted; conducting. Earlier verb in the same sense was condyten (c.1400), related to conduit. The noun is from mid-15c., "guide" (in sauf conducte); sense of "behavior" is first recorded 1670s.
conduct con·duct (kən-dŭkt')
v. con·duct·ed, con·duct·ing, con·ducts
To act as a medium for conveying something such as heat or electricity. n.
(kŏn'dŭkt') The way a person acts, especially from the standpoint of morality.