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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

Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business is a part of our society, and it's integral to the practice of being able to conduct business, that you have a set of honest standards.
Kerry Stokes

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

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 an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.
Mahatma Gandhi
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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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