Know Your Next Word : conduce

10. conduce :

verb :

to lead to or contribute to a particular result

Usage :

  • We find ourselves under the government of a system of political institutions, conducing more essentially to the ends of civil and religious liberty, than any of which the history of former times tells us.(Abraham Lincoln : Lyceum Address : Jan 27 - 1838.)

  • qualities that conduce to success

  • The quiet conduces to thinking about the darkening future.

  • He was sent to conduce hither the princess.

    Related Forms :

    conducer : noun

    conducible : adjective

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