• Pronunciation of conduct: K AH0 N D AH1 K T ('kɑn,dəkt)

  • Number of syllables of conduct: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of conduct

  • Definition of conduct

    • (n): manner of acting or conducting yourself  
    • (n): (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people  
    • (v): lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"  
    • (v): lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"  
    • (v): take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"  
    • (v): transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"  
    • (v): direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"  
    • (v): behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"  
  • Examples of conduct

    • He upbraided Staphylus violently for his conduct.  
    • The conduct of all concerned is provocative.  
    • Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct  
    • The foundation of the practice is ethical conduct.  
    • The two wards are under high threat of earthquake for no abidance of building construction code of conduct.  
    • Honesty is fairness and straightforwardness of conduct.  
    • Disrespect is the number one violation of the code of conduct.  
    • Such conduct in an admin is unpardonable.  
    • Its code of conduct is loosely analogous to the Way of the Samurai and chivalry.  
    • The APA's code of conduct is not enforceable on us.  

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