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Synonym of Conducting

WordNet 2.0

1. the way of administering a business
(hypernym) administration, disposal
(derivation) conduct, carry on, deal
2. the direction of an orchestra or choir; "he does not use a baton for conducting"
(hypernym) management, direction
(derivation) conduct


1. manner of acting or conducting yourself
(synonym) behavior, behaviour, doings
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) aggression
(derivation) behave, acquit, bear, deport, comport, carry
2. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
(synonym) demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, deportment
(hypernym) trait
(hyponym) manners
(derivation) behave, acquit, bear, deport, comport, carry

1. direct the course of; manage or control; "You cannot conduct business like this"
(synonym) carry on, deal
(hypernym) manage, deal, care, handle
(hyponym) racketeer
(derivation) conducting
2. lead, as in the performance of a composition; "conduct an orchestra; Bairenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
(synonym) lead, direct
(hypernym) perform, execute, do
(derivation) conducting
(classification) music
3. behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
(synonym) behave, acquit, bear, deport, comport, carry
(hypernym) hold, carry, bear
(hyponym) fluster
(verb-group) hold, carry, bear
(derivation) demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, deportment
4. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
(synonym) transmit, convey, carry, channel
(hypernym) bring, convey, take
(hyponym) wash up
(verb-group) carry
(derivation) conduction, conductivity
5. take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace"
(synonym) lead, take, direct, guide
(hyponym) beacon
6. lead musicians in the performance of; "Bernstein conducted Mahler like no other conductor"; "she cannot conduct modern pieces"
(hypernym) perform
(verb-group) lead, direct
(derivation) conductor, music director, director
(classification) music

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