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conduct

con·duct

conduct

 
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kan duhkt
definition: the way a person acts; behavior.
People expect good conduct from leaders in government.
synonyms:
behavior
similar words:
manner, manners
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: kn duhkt
inflections: conducted, conducting, conducts
definition 1: to lead or guide.
She conducted a tour of the museum.He conducted the orchestra.
synonyms:
direct, lead, manage, transact
similar words:
control, escort, guide, hold, steer
definition 2: to carry electricity through or along something.
Copper conducts well.Plastic does not conduct electricity.
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similar words:
convey
Word Builder: conduct +
  • conductor:
    a thing that conducts electric current.
  • conductor:
    a person who leads an orchestra.
  • conductor:
    a person who collects tickets on a train.
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The word conduct contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
duc, duct Latin root that means lead; draw along