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Definition of Conduct

Conduct

  1. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management.
  2. Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
  3. Convoy; escort; guard; guide.
  4. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument.
  5. The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
  6. Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
  7. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.
  8. To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.
  9. To behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well.
  10. To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
  11. To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.
  12. To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
  13. To conduct one's self; to behave.

Conduct Quotations

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Leonardo da Vinci

Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
Mark Twain

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
Abraham Lincoln

Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.
Thomas Jefferson

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Thomas Paine
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Conduct Translations

conduct in Afrikaans is bestuur, lei, houding
conduct in Dutch is geleiden, leiden, de weg wijzen
conduct in Finnish is opastaa
conduct in Italian is comportamento, esercitare
conduct in Latin is ars; artis, mores; morium, induco, se gero
conduct in Portuguese is conduta
conduct in Spanish is modales, gestionar

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