From con- + dūcō (“lead”).
condūcō (present infinitive condūcere, perfect active condūxī, supine conductum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative
- (transitive) I lead, bring or draw together; assemble, collect.
- (transitive) I connect, join, unite; close up; coagulate.
- (transitive) I hire, rent, employ, take on lease, undertake; farm; bribe.
- (intransitive) I am conducive to, contribute to something by being useful, I am of use or profitable, serve.
- conduco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- conduco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- conduco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
- to undertake the contract for a work: opus redimere, conducere
- to give, undertake a contract for building a house: domum aedificandam locare, conducere
- to farm the revenues: vectigalia redimere, conducere
- to undertake a contract for building a portico: redimere, conducere porticum aedificandam (Div. 2. 21. 47)
- to concentrate troops: conducere, contrahere copias