adjective(usually conducive to)
- Making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible: the harsh lights and cameras were hardly conducive to a relaxed atmosphereMore example sentences
good for, helpful to, instrumental in, calculated to produce, productive of, useful for; favourable, beneficial, valuable, advantageous, opportune, propitious, encouraging, promising, convenient; (be conducive to) contribute to, lead to, tend to promote, make for, facilitate, favour, aid, assist, help, benefit, encourage
- We now know that the latter situation is conducive to the emergence of resistant mutants.
- She may want to be, or should be, in situations that are conducive to this.
- On the face of it, the new situation was much more conducive to an Arab - Israeli peace process.
mid 17th century: from conduce, on the pattern of words such as conductive.