Thesaurus for conduct
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.