conduce


con·duce

intransitive verb \kən-ˈdüs, -ˈdyüs\
con·ducedcon·duc·ing

Definition of CONDUCE

:  to lead or tend to a particular and often desirable result :  contribute

Origin of CONDUCE

Middle English, to conduct, from Latin conducere to conduct, conduce, from com- + ducere to lead — more at tow
First Known Use: 1528

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