conducive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word conducive

(adj) tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
Example Sentence
  • working conditions are not conducive to productivity
  • the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city
  • a contributory factor

Memory aid to help you memorize this

conducive - come(con) + do(du) + civil work(cive).....doing civil work is helpful & contributive.
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Conducive sounds like conductive. Conductivity, property of a metal, means passing electricity smoothly, i.e. helpfull in making it, conducive means helpful or favoring.
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this word resembles conjuse(one who doesnt spends money)..the answer would be the opposite..
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conducive means making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible...CONDUCIVEis somewhat like CONCLUSIVE...if you can make conclusion, you make something possible.....
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con+DUCE....remember duce in tennis .....a duce is always helpful for small player playing infront of a great player like federer
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His motto is CAN DO IT
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