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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·duct /ˈkɑn(ˌ)dəkt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·duct /kənˈdəkt , ˈkɑnˌdəkt/ 及物動詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·duct v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Conducting.]
 1. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.
 I can conduct you, lady, to a low
 But loyal cottage, where you may be safe.   --Milton.
 2. To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.
    Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege.   --Prescott.
 3. To behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well.
 4. Physics To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
 5. Mus. To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·duct n.
 1. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management.
    Christianity has humanized the conduct of war.   --Paley.
    The conduct of the state, the administration of its affairs.   --Ld. Brougham.
 2. Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
    Conduct of armies is a prince's art.   --Waller.
    Attacked the Spaniards . . . with great impetuosity, but with so little conduct, that his forces were totally routed.   --Robertson.
 3. Convoy; escort; guard; guide. [Archaic]
    I will be your conduct.   --B. Jonson.
    In my conduct shall your ladies come.   --Shak.
 4. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument. [Obs.]
    Although thou hast been conduct of my shame.   --Shak.
 5. The manner of guiding or carrying one's self; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior.
    All these difficulties were increased by the conduct of Shrewsbury.   --Macaulay.
 What in the conduct of our life appears
 So well designed, so luckily begun,
 But when we have our wish, we wish undone?   --Dryden.
 6. Plot; action; construction; manner of development.
    The book of Job, in conduct and diction.   --Macaulay.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·duct, v. i.
 1. To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry.
 2. To conduct one's self; to behave. [U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: manner of acting or conducting yourself [syn: behavior, behaviour,
      2: (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward
         other people [syn: demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour,
      v 1: direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct
           business like this" [syn: carry on, deal]
      2: lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an
         orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for
         years" [syn: lead, direct]
      3: behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he
         bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves
         well during these difficult times" [syn: behave, acquit,
          bear, deport, comport, carry]
      4: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound
         carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound";
         "Many metals conduct heat" [syn: transmit, convey, carry,
      5: take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can
         you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to
         the palace" [syn: lead, take, direct, guide]
      6: lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted
         Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct
         modern pieces"