conduce definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To contribute or result in a specific outcome: "The peaceful conduces to thinking about the darkening future” ( George F. Will).
    • to guide or have a tendency, esp. with reference to a great or desirable result; to add; -- typically followed closely by to or toward.
  • verb:
    • To add or induce a specific result.
    • be conducive to
  • verb-transitive:
    • To carry out; to lead; to steer.
  • others:
    • to guide; conduct.
    • to effect a result of.
    • To aid in or contribute toward bringing about an effect; lead or tend: accompanied by an infinitive, or a noun preceded by to: since, temperance and exercise conduce to great, wellness.

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