conduct oneself

idiom

Definition of conduct oneself

: to behave especially in a public or formal situation
  • The way you conduct yourself in an interview often determines whether or not you get the job.
  • She conducted herself as a professional and earned the respect of her coworkers.
  • I don't approve of the way he conducts himself.

Word by Word Definitions

conduct play
  1. : to direct or take part in the operation or management of

  2. : to direct the performance of

  3. : to lead from a position of command

  1. : a mode or standard of personal behavior especially as based on moral principles

  2. : the act, manner, or process of carrying on : management

  3. : escort, guide

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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