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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONDUCT

So certain was he as to the exact locality, that he offered to conduct a party to the place.

A party of fugitives were to meet her in a wood, that she might conduct them North.

Sent her back her letters—with a tickler to herself on her conduct.

At least they will be my standard of conduct in the path before me.

How little has been the effect of this example on the conduct of the enemy!

The purity and disinterestedness of their conduct should be made apparent.

Heaven forbid that their conduct, in one particular, should savour of injustice.

My conduct must then have a faulty appearance at least, and I will endeavour to rectify it.

By these rules of conduct, we hope to be known to all peoples.

They also know how to conduct themselves according to times and seasons.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to guide," from Latin conductus, past participle of conducere "to lead or bring together" (see conduce). Sense of "convey" is from early 15c.; that of "to direct, manage" is from 1630s; "to behave in a certain way" from c.1710; "to convey" from 1740. Related: Conducted; conducting. Earlier verb in the same sense was condyten (c.1400), related to conduit. The noun is from mid-15c., "guide" (in sauf conducte); sense of "behavior" is first recorded 1670s.

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