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conduct

noun actions, acts, address, air, aspect, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, breeding, carriage, code, compliance, comportment, conformance, correctness, course of behavior, dealings, decorum, deeds, demeanor, deportment, established practice, ethics, etiquette, fashion, guise, management, manner, manners, method, mien, mode of action, mode of behavior, morals, operation, performance, personal bearing, port, posture, practice, presence, procedure, propriety, public manners, role, seemliness, social behavior, social graces, style, way, way of acting, ways, wise
Associated concepts: coercive conduct, course of conduct, disorderly conduct, good conduct, immoral conduct, improper conduct, inequitable conduct, justifiable conduct, reasonable conduct, standard of conduct, unprofessional conduct

conduct

verb administer, administrare, administrate, assume responsibility, carry on, carry out, command, deal with, direct, direct affairs, discharge, dispatch, do, enact, execute, guide, handle, have control, lead, look after, manage, officiate at, operate, oversee, perducere, pilot, preside over, proceed with, regulate, run, supervise, take care of, take charge of, transact, usher
Associated concepts: conduct a business, conduct a sale, conducted for profit, conducting business
Foreign phrases: Melius est recurrere quam malo currere.It is better to recede than to proceed in error.
See also: administer, administration, agency, behavior, comport, control, course, decorum, demean, demeanor, deportment, direct, direction, discipline, ethics, exercise, govern, guidance, handle, manage, management, manipulate, manner, modus operandi, officiate, operate, orchestrate, overlook, oversee, practice, prescribe, presence, procedure, process, prosecute, protect, pursue, regulate, regulation, render, rule, show, superintend, supervise, transact, transmit, transport, usage

CONDUCT, law of nations. This term is used in the phrase safe conduct, to signify the security given, by authority of the government, under the great seal, to a stranger, for his quietly coming into and passing out of the territories over which it has jurisdiction. A safe conduct differs from a passport; the former is given to enemies, the latter to friends or citizens.

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I remained with my family on Clench until the sixth of June,1774, when I and one Michael Stoner were solicited by Governor Dunmore, of Virginia, to go to the Falls of the Ohio, to conduct into the settlement a number of surveyors that had been sent thither by him some months before; this country having about this time drawn the attention of many adventurers.
But, then, my conduct is so inconsistent with my profession, I don't wonder you reprove me.
However, I had read "Tom Jones," and "Rod- erick Random," and other books of that kind, and knew that the highest and first ladies and gentlemen in England had remained little or no cleaner in their talk, and in the morals and conduct which such talk implies, clear up to a hundred years ago; in fact clear into our own nineteenth century -- in which century, broadly speaking, the earliest samples of the real lady and real gentleman discoverable in English history -- or in European history, for that matter -- may be said to have made their appearance.
and she was very severe with him, and said, 'You ought to be ashamed - you are proposing to me conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.
The bitterest things have been said about the Lorelei during many centuries, but surely her conduct upon this occasion entitles her to our respect.
Experience had taught us some valuable things; among others, how to take care of ourselves, how to avoid and defeat sharks and sharpers, and how to conduct our own business for our own profit and without other people's help.
Knightley; and exclaimed quite as much as was necessary, (or, being acting a part, perhaps rather more,) at the conduct of the Churchills, in keeping him away.
They were just enough not to blame Norah for this; they were just enough to acknowledge that her conduct had been as irreproachable as I had guaranteed it should be when I got her the situation.
This prince was so gracious as to order a guard to conduct me to Glanguenstald, which is a royal port to the south-west part of the island.
It was therefore with the deepest shame and sorrow that he accidentally discovered, after several years, that she had deceived him completely, and her whole conduct turned out to have been so bad, that he felt himself obliged to carry out the law of the land, and order the grand-vizir to put her to death.
We left this place of interview the next day, and on the 21st of June arrived at Fremone, the residence of the missionaries, where we were welcomed by great numbers of Catholics, both Portuguese and Abyssins, who spared no endeavours to make us forget all we had suffered in so hazardous a journey, undertaken with no other intention than to conduct them in the way of salvation.
And in this it is not likely that all are mistaken the conviction is rather to be held as testifying that the power of judging aright and of distinguishing truth from error, which is properly what is called good sense or reason, is by nature equal in all men; and that the diversity of our opinions, consequently, does not arise from some being endowed with a larger share of reason than others, but solely from this, that we conduct our thoughts along different ways, and do not fix our attention on the same objects.