Latin condūcerecom-com-dūcereto leaddeuk- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latincondūcere, present active infinitive of condūcō (“lead together; contribute to something by being useful”), from con + dūcō (“lead”).
Conduce Sentence Examples
These were such as to conduce to its preservation and interest as a relic of antiquity.
Military, diplomatic and police affairs were skilfully made to conduce to that result.
Thus the gauge may be narrow, the line single, the rails lighter than those used in standard practice, while deep cuttings and high embankments may be avoided by permitting the curves to be sharper and the gradients steeper: such points conduce to cheapness of construction.
The short-sighted policy of the amir Abdur Rahman in discouraging imports doubtless affected the balance, nor did his affectation of ignoring the railway between New Chaman and Kila Abdulla (on the Peshin side of the Khojak) conduce to the improvement of trade.
It would conduce, therefore, to further accuracy in the comparison of the rates of different countries if the latter were to be correlated with greater subdivision of the ages amongst wives between 15 and 45.