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Synonyms for conduct
ˈkɒn dʌkt; kənˈdʌkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings(noun)

    manner of acting or controlling yourself

    Synonyms:
    demeanour, behaviour, doings, demeanor, deportment, behavior

  2. demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(verb)

    (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

    Synonyms:
    demeanour, behaviour, doings, demeanor, deportment, behavior

  3. conduct, carry on, deal(verb)

    direct the course of; manage or control

    "You cannot conduct business like this"

    Synonyms:
    convey, dish out, shell out, comport, apportion, plow, impart, lot, behave, act up, parcel out, deal out, guide, lead, continue, portion out, sell, consider, take, carry on, share, dispense, dole out, divvy up, deport, grapple, administer, channel, deal, uphold, trade, proceed, treat, contend, carry, address, go on, direct, allot, make out, mete out, preserve, bear on, acquit, distribute, handle, care, transmit, cover, cope, make do, get by, manage, look at, bear

  4. conduct, lead, direct(verb)

    lead, as in the performance of a composition

    "conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"

    Synonyms:
    comport, conduce, place, moderate, impart, behave, send, head, target, lead, maneuver, take, carry on, result, point, deport, extend, aim, channelise, deal, take aim, engineer, chair, calculate, channel, precede, carry, manoeuver, go, address, manoeuvre, direct, pass, organize, channelize, organise, acquit, convey, leave, transmit, run, top, contribute, orchestrate, mastermind, guide, train, steer, bear

  5. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry(verb)

    behave in a certain manner

    "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

    Synonyms:
    exile, digest, abide, express, comport, tolerate, act, pack, have a bun in the oven, support, impart, behave, sway, assoil, extend, carry, guide, lead, deliver, put up, take, stick out, channel, expect, deport, assume, pay, endure, take over, deal, dribble, run, extradite, do, transport, exculpate, stomach, birth, direct, hold, expatriate, transmit, clear, stock, have, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, convey, persuade, post, suffer, discharge, stand, exonerate, gestate, contain, accept, carry on, stockpile, give birth, wear, bear

  6. lead, take, direct, conduct, guide(verb)

    take somebody somewhere

    "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"

    Synonyms:
    require, chair, read, occupy, subscribe to, rent, withdraw, run, organise, lead, top, mastermind, take on, carry, deal, assume, engineer, have, hold, choose, learn, fill, transmit, necessitate, impart, consume, go, drive, hire, result, place, consider, need, study, behave, pick out, steer, guide on, send, channel, draw, contract, adopt, calculate, film, remove, demand, acquit, orchestrate, conduce, lease, contribute, take aim, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, engage, comport, make, claim, channelize, point, manoeuvre, head, get, channelise, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, take in, bring, submit, convey, deport, shoot, aim, direct, charter, precede, extend, contain, address, bear, carry on, target, subscribe, involve, acquire, manoeuver, look at, postulate, organize, accept, moderate, guide, admit, pass, ingest, leave, ask, maneuver

  7. impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel(verb)

    transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

    "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"

    Synonyms:
    canalise, beam, transfer, express, comport, dribble, get, pack, bring, impart, behave, add, send, run, guide, lead, have a bun in the oven, take, communicate, post, expect, channelize, deport, fetch, extend, channelise, deal, pass on, channel, carry, give, transport, stock, bestow, hold, gestate, direct, acquit, broadcast, convey, persuade, leave, transmit, contain, air, sway, contribute, carry on, stockpile, canalize, lend, bear

  8. conduct(verb)

    lead musicians in the performance of

    "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"

    Synonyms:
    take, deport, carry, deal, convey, behave, lead, channel, impart, carry on, comport, acquit, guide, direct, transmit, bear

Wiktionary

  1. conduct(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bearing, demeanor, behavior, behaviour, deportment, demeanour

  2. conduct(noun)

    To lead, or guide; to escort.

    Synonyms:
    control, demeanour, management, behavior, deportment, demeanor, bearing, behaviour, guidance

  3. conduct(noun)

    To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.

    Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege. - William H. Prescott.

    Synonyms:
    bearing, management, guidance, demeanor, deportment, demeanour, behaviour, control, behavior

  4. conduct(noun)

    (reflexively to conduct oneself) To behave.

    He conducted himself well.

    Synonyms:
    deportment, guidance, behavior, demeanor, demeanour, management, control, behaviour, bearing

  5. conduct(noun)

    To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.

    Synonyms:
    demeanor, demeanour, behavior, control, guidance, behaviour, deportment, management, bearing, carry, convey, transmit

  6. conduct(verb)

    To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.

    Synonyms:
    storyline, action, plot, run, oversee, supervise, direct, belead, manage, lead

  7. conduct(verb)

    Synonyms:
    escort, guide, accompany, steer, belead, lead

  8. conduct(verb)

    Synonyms:
    carry on, act, behave

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conduct

    Behavior is our action in the presence of others; conduct includes also that which is known only to ourselves and our Maker. Carriage expresses simply the manner of holding the body, especially in sitting or walking, as when it is said of a lady "she has a fine carriage." Bearing refers to the bodily expression of feeling or disposition; as, a haughty bearing; a noble bearing. Demeanor is the bodily expression, not only of feelings, but of moral states; as, a devout demeanor. Breeding, unless with some adverse limitation, denotes that manner and conduct which result from good birth and training. Deportment is behavior as related to a set of rules; as, the pupil's deportment was faultless. A person's manner may be that of a moment, or toward a single person; his manners are his habitual style of behavior toward or before others, especially in matters of etiquette and politeness; as, good manners are always pleasing.

    Synonyms:
    action, bearing, behavior, breeding, carriage, demeanor, deportment, life, manner, manners

    Preposition:
    The behavior of the pastor to or toward his people, on or upon the streets, before the multitude, or in the church, with the godly, or with the worldly, was alike faultless.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conduct(v)

    Synonyms:
    lead, bring, carry, transfer, direct, guide, control, manage, administer

    Antonyms:
    mislead, miscarry, mismanage, misconduct, misadminister

Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conduct(n.)

    Synonyms:
    management, direction, administration, guidance, leadership

  2. conduct(n.)

    Synonyms:
    convoy, escort, guard

  3. conduct(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deportment (in general, or as a matter of habit), BEHAVIOR, demeanor, carriage, bearing, manners, career, manner of life, course of life

  4. conduct(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lead, direct, guide, escort, convoy

  5. conduct(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    command, govern, preside over

  6. conduct(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    manage, regulate, carry on

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. conduct(n)

    Synonyms:
    guidance, management, leadership, administration, behavior, deportment

  2. conduct(v)

    Synonyms:
    lead, pilot, escort, guide, attend, convoy, administer, manage

How to pronounce conduct?

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How to say conduct in sign language?

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How to use conduct in a sentence?

  1. John Thomas:

    In judging standards of reasonable and honest people, you have to have regard to the conduct of the market (at the time).

  2. George Washington:

    The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is in extending our commercial relations to have as little political connection as possible... Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalships, interest, humor, or caprice?... It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.

  3. Attorney General Bill Schuette:

    Many things went tragically wrong in Flint, and both criminal conduct and civil conduct caused harm to the families of Flint and to the taxpayers of Michigan, in Flint, Veolia and LAN were hired to do a job and failed miserably, basically botched it. They didn't stop the water in Flint from being poisoned. They made it worse.

  4. Luis Elizondo:

    What we have been doing is trying to find the most qualified individuals at the most respectable institutions to conduct scientific analysis, that scientific analysis includes physical analysis, it includes molecular and chemical analysis and ultimately it includes nuclear analysis.

  5. Michael Weiss:

    That's not to sat it's coming out of ISIS HQ in Raqqa, one of the things to keep in mind is the that the Caliphate has expanded in a way that many have not foreseen. It's not necessarily taking up more terrain in Syria and Iraq, but it is getting these affiliates -- getting these sleepers -- essentially to declare allegiance and to conduct their own operations.


Translations for conduct

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • سلوكArabic
  • ръководене, водене, държа се, ръководство, дирижирам, отвеждам, водя, провеждане, провеждам, ръководя, поведениеBulgarian
  • conductaCatalan, Valencian
  • cunduttaCorsican
  • vést, řízení, děj, dirigovat, vedení, chování, provádění, správa, zápletkaCzech
  • Führung, führen, leiten, Leitung, dirigierenGerman
  • konduki, gvidiEsperanto
  • dirigir, comportarse, conducir, guiar, conducta, conducción, manejarSpanish
  • johtaa, toimeenpano, saattaa, suorittaa, opastaa, käytös, hoitaa, käyttäytyä, johtaminenFinnish
  • conduite, conduire, se comporter, comportement, menerFrench
  • béasaIrish
  • dol a-mach, giùlanScottish Gaelic
  • vezényelHungarian
  • kelakuanIndonesian
  • duktar, guidarIdo
  • comportarsi, condotta, conduzione, condurre, comportamentoItalian
  • התנהגותHebrew
  • 行動Japanese
  • ڕه‌وشتKurdish
  • habeoLatin
  • zich gedragen, leiden, dirigeren, geleidenDutch
  • condutaPortuguese
  • comandare, conducere, comportament, dirijareRomanian
  • управление, проводить, руководство, управлять, дирижировать, сопроводить, вести себя, проведение, сопровождать, провожать, поведение, руководитьRussian
  • cundhuta, condutaSardinian
  • handha, leda, utförande, uppträdande, föra, ledning, förvalta, ledsaga, uppförande, skötsel, förvaltning, anföra, hållning, vandel, dirigera, förrättning, sköta, beteendeSwedish
  • నడుపుTelugu
  • آرکائیوUrdu

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