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.
n 1: the way of administering a business
2: the direction of an orchestra or choir; "he does not use a
baton for conducting"