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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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Equally memorable are Bernstein's documented declarations in private of his publicly flaunted bisexuality (prompting one New York Times reviewer to call his Mahler conducting "effeminate") and his larger-than-life, kiss-everyone-in-sight personality, which caused one of his friends to cable him, on the morning of his 1973 concert for the pope, "Remember--the ring, not the lips.