conduce

Part of speech: verb

To help or tend toward a result; contribute.

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Usage examples "conduce":

  1. May your prayers be granted that it will be the means of producing the usual result attending well- directed labour, and conduce to the prosperity of Ireland and to the happiness of her people." - "Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888", Edward VII.
  2. As the lands may now be considered as relieved from this pledge, it is in the discretion of Congress to dispose of them in such way as best to conduce to the quiet, harmony, and general interest of the American people. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. We are necessary to each other, and our mutual friendship must conduce to the happiness of both. - "The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX", Various.