verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of conduct
Examples from the Web for conduct
There is, however, a separate wing of AQAP designed to inspire their followers to conduct attacks against the West.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Together, they crossed over the International Bridges on foot into Juarez to conduct some business.
Before his writing days, London used the Oakland establishment to conduct his studies.
Were they innocent victims or did they conduct themselves in a manner that would naturally lead to their demise?The Post-Brown and Garner Question: Who ‘Deserves’ to Die?|Goldie Taylor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I pledge to conduct a full and fair investigation and to give the grand jury all of the information necessary to do its job.
He was of opinion that, upon their conduct at this crisis depended the future destinies of the Netherlands.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
Under all the circumstances the conduct of the troops was admirable.A Virginia Village|Charles A. Stewart
Germans are born chorus singers, and their great men do not sing themselves, but conduct the singing of others.Greifenstein|F. Marion Crawford
If we pursue this subject, it will conduct us far beyond the sight of mere temporal punishment.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
Hence the motives of his conduct to Apaecides, strengthened as these were, in that instance, by his passion for Ione.The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for conduct
Word Origin for conduct
Word Origin and History for conduct
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.