V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: tending to promote or encourage something to happen or exist--having the right conditions for something

Synonyms: favorable, contributive, leading, helpful, promotive, instrumental, expeditious

Antonyms: adverse, deleterious, hindering, unfavorable

Tips: If something is conducive to something else, it is helpful or beneficial in some way. For instance, the sunny weather may be conducive for a day at the beach.

Usage Examples:

Exercising before bedtime is not conducive to sound sleep. (instrumental, helpful)

The relaxed atmosphere at the office was conducive to high spirits and good morale. (promotive, contributive)

My busy schedule is not conducive for taking a vacation at this time. (promotive, contributive)

Your bad attitude is not conducive to a good relationship. (helpful, contributive)

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