Synonyms and Antonyms of conduct

  1. 1 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something the President was happy to leave the conduct of foreign affairs to his secretary of state Synonyms administration, care, charge, control, direction, governance, government, guidance, handling, intendance, management, operation, oversight, presidency, regulation, running, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, supervision Related Words generalship, leadership, rulership; agency; aegis (also egis), custody, guardianship, keeping, lap, protection, safekeeping, trust, tutelage, ward; engineering, logistics, machination, manipulation; coadministration, codirection, comanagement

  2. 2 the way or manner in which one conducts oneself a child who has often been scolded for poor conduct in public Synonyms actions, address, bearing, comportment, behavior, demeanor, deportment, geste (also gest) [archaic]Related Words etiquette, form, manners, mores, proprieties; p's and q's; amenity, civility, courtesy, decorum, politeness; air, attitude, carriage, poise, pose, posture, presence; aspect, look, mien; formality, protocol, rules; custom, habit, habitude, pattern, practice (also practise), trick, wont; convention, fashion, form, mode, style; affectation, attribute, characteristic, mark, trait; distinctiveness, oddity, peculiarity, singularity, strangeness, uniqueness, weirdness



Synonyms and Antonyms of conduct

  1. 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 Synonyms administer, administrate, carry on, control, direct, govern, guide, handle, keep, manage, operate, overlook, oversee, preside (over), regulate, run, steward, superintend, supervise, tend Related Words care (for), mind, watch; lead, pilot, steer; guard, protect, safeguard; micromanage, stage-manage; codirect, comanage Phrases watch over

  2. 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 Synonyms canalize, channelize, channel, direct, funnel, pipe, siphon (also syphon)Related Words carry, convey, transmit; concentrate, consolidate, focus

  3. 3 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way conducted themselves at the party like perfect ladies and gentlemen Synonyms acquit, bear, carry, comport, behave, demean, deport, quitRelated Words check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, quiet, repress, restrain; moderate, modulate, temper; act, impersonate, playNear Antonyms act up, carry on, cut up, misbehave, misconduct

  4. 4 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front a job conducting tourists through the historical museum Synonyms lead, direct, guide, marshal (also marshall), pilot, route, show, steer, usherRelated Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manageNear Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgateAntonyms follow, trail

  5. 5 to cause (something) to pass from one to another a material that conducts heat quite efficiently Synonyms communicate, convey, give, impart, spread, transfer, transfuse, transmitRelated Words deliver, hand over, surrender, turn over; broadcast, diffuse, disseminate, propagate; hand down, hand on; contaminate, infect, poisonNear Antonyms catch, come down (with), contract

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