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conduct

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1 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
  • The President left the conduct of foreign affairs to the secretary of state.
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conduct

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1 to look after and make decisions about
  • The company's president continues to conduct the everyday affairs of the software firm he founded many years ago.
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watch over

2 to cause to move to a central point or along a restricted pathway
  • The gutter conducts water to the curb, thus protecting the house's basement.
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3 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • conducted themselves at the party like perfect ladies and gentlemen
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4 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front
  • a job conducting tourists through the historical museum
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5 to cause (something) to pass from one to another
  • a material that conducts heat quite efficiently
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conduct, manage, control, direct mean to use one's powers to lead, guide, or dominate. conduct implies taking responsibility for the acts and achievements of a group.
    • conducted negotiations
manage implies direct handling and manipulating or maneuvering toward a desired result.
    • manages a meat market
control implies a regulating or restraining in order to keep within bounds or on a course.
    • controlling his appetite
direct implies constant guiding and regulating so as to achieve smooth operation.
    • directs the store's day-to-day business

synonyms see in addition behave



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