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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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A young man, in the dress of an officer, conducted to their steeds two females, who, as it was apparent by their dresses, were prepared to encounter the fatigues of a journey in the woods.
On the tenth day of March following, I, and ten of my men, were conducted by forty Indians to Detroit, where we arrived the thirtieth day, and were treated by Governor Hamilton, the British commander at that post, with great humanity.
They were conducted to the platform by Buckstone--Tom Driscoll still following--and were delivered to the chairman in the midst of a prodigious explosion of welcome.
These two great commanders did not condescend to fight in person -- that being better suited to the still smaller fry -- but sat together on an eminence and conducted the field operations by orders delivered through aides-de-camp.
Curtis on Louden Slater's Hill, I was conducted by Rich, one of the hands belonging on board of the sloop, to my new home in Alliciana Street, near Mr.
He was not an ill-disposed young man, unless to be rather cold hearted and rather selfish is to be ill-disposed: but he was, in general, well respected; for he conducted himself with propriety in the discharge of his ordinary duties.
and the Misses Brocklehurst, and conducted to seats of honour at the top of the room.
I inquired whether I might call the maid, and be conducted to a bedroom
The novelty of an evening's entertainment, conducted from beginning to end by the unaided exertions of a young lady
He then conducted the young lady straightway to her chair again, and, holding the chair-back with his left hand, and using his right by turns to rub his chin, pull his wig at the ears, or point what he said, stood looking down into her face while she sat looking up into his.
I answered, as I had before determined, "that I was a Dutch merchant, shipwrecked in a very remote country, whence I had travelled by sea and land to Luggnagg, and then took shipping for Japan; where I knew my countrymen often traded, and with some of these I hoped to get an opportunity of returning into Europe: I therefore most humbly entreated his royal favour, to give order that I should be conducted in safety to Nangasac.
When the usual hour arrived the grand-vizir conducted Scheherazade to the palace, and left her alone with the Sultan, who bade her raise her veil and was amazed at her beauty.