conductive etymology

English word conductive comes from English conduct, English -ive

Detailed word origin of conductive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
conduct English (eng) (obsolete) Convoy; escort; guard; guide.. (of a literary work) Plot; action; construction; manner of development.. Skillful guidance or management; generalship.. That which carries or conveys anything; a channel; a conduit; an instrument.. The act or method of controlling or directing. The manner of guiding or carrying oneself; personal deportment; mode of action; behavior. (archaic, [...]
-ive English (eng) An adjective suffix signifying relating or belonging to, of the nature of, tending to; as affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive.
conductive English (eng) Able to conduct electrical current or heat. Of, or relating to conductivity of a material.

Words with the same origin as conductive

Descendants of -ive
administrative adoptive aggressive aggressively appreciative argumentative assertive competitive decorative elective explosive instinctive instinctively instructive investigative legislative manipulative obsessive oppressive preemptive protective reactive reflective secretive subjective