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conducts

verb
present tense third-person singular of conduct

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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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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conducts

noun
plural of conduct

Synonyms of conducts (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Conducts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conducts. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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