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
Synonyms: lead direct

"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
Synonyms: lead direct

"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
Similar spelling:   conductor