Conduct Con*duct" (k[o^]n*d[u^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conducting}.] [See {Conduct}, n.] 1. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend. [1913 Webster]

I can conduct you, lady, to a low But loyal cottage, where you may be safe. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom. [1913 Webster]

Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege. --Prescott. [1913 Webster]

3. To behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well. [1913 Webster]

4. (Physics) To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc. [1913 Webster]

5. (Mus.) To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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