|Origin:||conductus, past participle of conducere; CONDUCE|
to carry out a particular activity or process, especially in order to get information or prove facts
conduct a survey/investigation/review etc
We are conducting a survey of consumer attitudes towards organic food.
conduct an experiment/a test
Is it really necessary to conduct experiments on animals?
conduct a campaign
They conducted a campaign of bombings and assassinations.
conduct an interview
The interview was conducted in English.
The memorial service was conducted by the Rev. David Prior.
It was the first time that I had conducted business in Brazil.
to stand in front of a group of musicians or singers and direct their playing or singing [↪ conductor]
music[intransitive and transitive]APM
conduct an orchestra/choir
The orchestra is conducted by John Williams.
Who will be conducting?
to behave in a particular way, especially in a situation where people judge you by the way you behave:
The players conducted themselves impeccably, both on and off the field.
if something conducts electricity or heat, it allows electricity or heat to travel along or through it [↪ conductor]:
Aluminium, being a metal, readily conducts heat.
to take or lead someone somewhere
show somebody something[transitive always + adverb/preposition] formal
conduct somebody to something
On arrival, I was conducted to the commandant's office.
conducted tour (of something) (=a tour of a building, city, or area with someone who tells you about that place)
a conducted tour of Berlin