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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

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Jacqueline Bisset

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
William James

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

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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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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