|1.||[ verb ] direct the course of; manage or control|
|Synonyms:||carry_on carry_out deal|
"You cannot conduct business like this"
|Related terms:||manage officiate racketeer transaction hand conducting|
|2.||[ verb ] (music,performing arts) lead musicians in the performance of|
"Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor" "she cannot conduct modern pieces"
|Related terms:||perform perform music conducting|
|3.||[ verb ] lead, as in the performance of a composition|
"conduct an orchestra Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
|Related terms:||perform music conducting|
|4.||[ noun ] manner of acting or conducting yourself|
|Synonyms:||behavior doings behaviour|
|Related terms:||activity discourtesy dirty_tricks dirty_pool aggression behave|
|5.||[ noun ] (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people|
|Synonyms:||behavior demeanor behaviour deportment demeanour|
|Related terms:||trait manner manners propriety impropriety swashbuckling citizenship behave|
|6.||[ verb ] take somebody somewhere|
|Synonyms:||take lead guide direct|
"We lead him to our chief" "can you take me to the main entrance?" "He conducted us to the palace"
|Related terms:||mislead usher beacon hand leader usher|
|7.||[ verb ] behave in a certain manner|
|Synonyms:||behave carry deport comport bear acquit|
"She carried herself well" "he bore himself with dignity" "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
|Related terms:||act hold deal assert fluster walk_around pose hold behavior demeanor bearing|
|8.||[ verb ] transmit or serve as the medium for transmission, as of sounds or images|
|Synonyms:||carry transmit channel convey|
"Sound carries well over water" "The airwaves carry the sound" "Many metals conduct heat"
|Related terms:||bring retransmit bring_in pipe_in wash_up carry carry conduction transmission conductor carry carrier_wave conductor|