Conduct money
Conduct Con"duct (k[o^]n"d[u^]kt), n. [LL. conductus defense, escort, fr. L. conductus, p. p. of conducere. See {Conduce}, and cf. {Conduit}.] 1. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management. [1913 Webster]

Christianity has humanized the conduct of war. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

The conduct of the state, the administration of its affairs. --Ld. Brougham. [1913 Webster]

2. Skillful guidance or management; generalship. [1913 Webster]

Conduct of armies is a prince's art. --Waller. [1913 Webster]

Attacked the Spaniards . . . with great impetuosity, but with so little conduct, that his forces were totally routed. --Robertson. [1913 Webster]

3. Convoy; escort; guard; guide. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

I will be your conduct. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

In my conduct shall your ladies come. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Although thou hast been conduct of my shame. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior. [1913 Webster]

All these difficulties were increased by the conduct of Shrewsbury. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

What in the conduct of our life appears So well designed, so luckily begun, But when we have our wish, we wish undone? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

6. Plot; action; construction; manner of development. [1913 Webster]

The book of Job, in conduct and diction. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Conduct money} (Naut.), a portion of a seaman's wages retained till the end of his engagement, and paid over only if his conduct has been satisfactory.

Syn: Behavior; carriage; deportment; demeanor; bearing; management; guidance. See {Behavior}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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