To accompany and show the way to; guide; escort; lead.To direct; act as leader of.As a director of a musical performance. See conductor, 4.To direct the course of; manage; carry on: as, he conducted his affairs with prudence.Reflexively, to direct the action or conduct of; behave: as, he conducted himself nobly.In physics, to carry, convey, transmit, or propagate: as, metal conducts heat better than wood.In physics, to carry, convey, transmit, or propagate motion or energy; especially, to transmit electricity, heat, light, or sound.To act as musical conductor.To behave: used without the reflexive pronoun.n. The act of guiding or leading; guidance; escort.n. The act of directing or controlling; management; administration.n. A drawing out or development, as of the action of a poem or the plot of a drama or a novel.n. Skilful management or administration; good generalship; tact and dexterity in affairs; address.n. Personal behavior or practice; way of acting generally or on a particular occasion; course of action; deportment: as, laudable conduct; evil conduct.n. . A conductor, guard, or convoy; an escort.n. A passport. See safe-conduct.n. That which conveys or carries; a channel; a conduit.n. A tax levied by Charles I. of England for the purpose of paying the traveling-expenses of his soldiers. Also conduct-money. See coat-money.Hired; employed: as, “conduct prestis,”n. The title of two clergymen appointed to read prayers at Eton College, England; a conductus.n. The arrangement and composition of a picture.