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 for Conduce
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conduce \Con*duce"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Conduced; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Conducing.] [L. conducere to bring together,
     conduce, hire; con- + ducere to lead. See Duke and cf.
     Conduct, n., Cond.]
     To lead or tend, esp. with reference to a favorable or
     desirable result; to contribute; -- usually followed by to or
     toward.
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           He was sensible how much such a union would conduce to
           the happiness of both.                   --Macaulay.
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           The reasons you allege do more conduce
           To the hot passion of distemper'd blood. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To contribute; aid; assist; tend; subserve.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conduce \Con*duce"\, v. t.
     To conduct; to lead; to guide. [Obs.]
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           He was sent to conduce hither the princess. --Sir H.
                                                    Wotton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  conduce
      v 1: be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom
           lead to better writing" [syn: contribute, lead,
           conduce]

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