con·duct /'kän-ˌdəkt/ n
1 a: the act, manner, or process of carrying on or managing
his conduct of the case was negligent
b: an act or omission to act
a crime is that conduct which is defined as criminalLouisiana Revised Statutes
2: mode or standard of personal behavior

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun actions, acts, address, air, aspect, attitude, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, breeding, carriage, code, compliance, comportment, conformance, correctness, course of behavior, dealings, decorum, deeds, demeanor, deportment, established practice, ethics, etiquette, fashion, guise, habits, management, manner, manners, method, mien, mode of action, mode of behavior, morals, operation, performance, personal bearing, port, posture, practice, presence, procedure, propriety, public manners, role, seemliness, social behavior, social graces, style, way, way of acting, ways, wise associated concepts: coercive conduct, course of conduct, disorderly conduct, good conduct, immoral conduct, improper conduct, inequitable conduct, justifiable conduct, reasonable conduct, standard of conduct, unprofessional conduct II verb administer, administrare, administrate, assume responsibility, carry on, carry out, command, control, deal with, direct, direct affairs, discharge, dispatch, do, enact, execute, gerere, guide, handle, have control, lead, look after, manage, officiate at, operate, oversee, perducere, pilot, preside over, proceed with, regulate, run, superintend, supervise, take care of, take charge of, transact, usher associated concepts: conduct a business, conduct a sale, conducted for profit, conducting business foreign phrases:
- Melius est recurrere quam malo currere. — It is better to recede than to proceed in error
III index administration, agency (legal relationship), behavior, comport (behave), control (regulate), course, decorum, demean (deport oneself), demeanor, deportment, direct (show), direct (supervise), direction (guidance), discipline (training), ethics, exercise (discharge a function), govern, handle (manage), manage, management (judicious use), manipulate (utilize skillfully), manner (behavior), modus operandi, officiate, operate, orchestrate, overlook (superintend), oversee, practice (procedure), prescribe, presence (poise), procedure, process (course), prosecute (carry forward), protect, pursue (carry on), regulate (manage), regulation (management), render (administer), rule (govern), transact, transmit, transport, usage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

One of the potentially fair reasons for dismissal under the ERA 1996 which the employer must establish if it is to show that an employee has not been unfairly dismissed (unfair dismissal).
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  • Conduct — Con duct (k[o^]n d[u^]kt), n. [LL. conductus defense, escort, fr. L. conductus, p. p. of conducere. See {Conduce}, and cf. {Conduit}.] 1. The act or method of conducting; guidance; management. [1913 Webster] Christianity has humanized the conduct …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • conduct — n *behavior, deportment Analogous words: act, deed, *action: demeanor, mien, deportment, *bearing conduct vb 1 escort, convoy, *accompany, attend, chaperon Analogous words …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conduct — [n1] administration care, carrying on*, channels, charge, control, direction, execution, guidance, handling, intendance, leadership, management, manipulation, organization, oversight, plan, policy, posture, red tape*, regimen, regulation, rule,… …   New thesaurus

  • Conduct — Con*duct (k[o^]n*d[u^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conducting}.] [See {Conduct}, n.] 1. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend. [1913 Webster] I can conduct you, lady, to a low But loyal cottage, where you may be safe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conduct — ► NOUN 1) the manner in which a person behaves. 2) management or direction: the conduct of foreign affairs. ► VERB 1) organize and carry out. 2) direct the performance of (a piece of music or an orchestra or choir). 3) guide to or around a place …   English terms dictionary

  • conduct — [kän′dukt΄, kän′dəkt; ] for v. [ kən dukt′] n. [< L conductus, pp. of conducere: see CONDUCE] 1. Rare the act of leading; guidance 2. the process or way of managing or directing; management; handling 3. the way that one acts; behavior;… …   English World dictionary

  • Conduct — Con*duct , v. i. 1. To act as a conductor (as of heat, electricity, etc.); to carry. [1913 Webster] 2. To conduct one s self; to behave. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conduct — may refer to: Behavior a personal behavior, a way of acting and showing one s behaviour using hand gestures to direct Action (philosophy), in relation to moral or ethical precepts Conducting a musical ensemble See also Misconduct Conductor… …   Wikipedia

  • Conduct — Conduct, lat., Geleit; feierlicher Leichenzug. Conducta. span., Sendung von Gold und Silber aus den span. amerikan. Bergwerken an die Küste unter starker Bedeckung. Conducteur (Kongdüctöhr), Führer, der specielle Leiter der Arbeiten bei Bauten;… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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