Conduce Definition

kən-do͝os, -dyo͝os
conduced, conduces, conducing
conduced, conduces, conducing
To tend or lead (to an effect); contribute.
Webster's New World

Origin of Conduce

  • From Latin condūcere, present active infinitive of condūcō (“lead together; contribute to something by being useful”), from con + dūcō (“lead”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin condūcere com- com- dūcere to lead deuk- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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