Synonyms of 'conduct'
to carry outI decided to conduct an experiment.
His father ran a prosperous business.
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
You should not let other people control you.
Within two years, he was managing the store.
She will direct day-to-day operations.
She handled travel arrangements for the press corps.
They go to the polls on Friday to choose the people they want to govern their country.
a powerful body to regulate the stock market
Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
One of his jobs was supervising the dining room.
to transmit (heat or electricity)Water conducts heat faster than air.
mosquitoes that transmit disease to humans
He carried the plate through to the dining room.
Someone has been spreading rumours about us.
They borrowed our boats to convey themselves across the river.
Our aim is to diffuse new ideas obtained from elsewhere.
the ability to impart knowledge and command respect
to accompany and guide (people or a party)He asked if he might conduct us to the ball.
Ken agreed to accompany me on a trip to Africa.
He led him into the house.
I escorted him to the door.
She took the bewildered man by the arm and guided him out.
horse-drawn coaches attended by liveried footmen
Nick steered them into the nearest seats.
They were quickly ushered away.
Local fishermen piloted the boats.
the management or handling of an activity or businessAlso up for discussion will be the conduct of free and fair elections.
the responsibility for its day-to-day management
in charge of the day-to-day running of the party
The first aim of his government would be to establish control over the republic's territory.
The family has criticized the military's handling of the affair.
Standards in the administration of justice have degenerated.
The house was built under the direction of his partner.
What most people want to see is determined, decisive action and firm leadership.
the work that goes into the organization of this event
They improve their performance under the guidance of professional coaches.
First-time licence holders have to work under supervision.
behaviourOther people judge you by your conduct.
He was asked to explain his extraordinary behaviour.
She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
He has a gentle attitude.
Her legs were long and fine, her hips slender, her carriage graceful.
He was nicknamed ‘the Sergeant Major’ for his military demeanour.
Deportment and poise were considered important for young ladies.
his mild manner and aristocratic mien
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in the sense of administer
to manage (an organization or estate)Next summer's exams will be straightforward to administer.
in the sense of administration
management of the affairs of an organizationStandards in the administration of justice have degenerated.
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