Conducive vs Ductile - What's the difference?

conducive | ductile |


As adjectives the difference between conducive and ductile

is that conducive is tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result while ductile is capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire by mechanical force without breaking.

conducive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to contribute to, encourage, or bring about some result.
  • A small, dark kitchen is not conducive to elaborate cooking.

    Antonyms

    * inconducive * unconducive

    See also

    * conduce

    ductile

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire by mechanical force without breaking.
  • Molded easily into a new form.
  • (rare) Led easily; prone to follow.
  • Synonyms

    * (molded easily) flexible, plastic, pliant; see also * (led easily) tractable

    Antonyms

    * (capable of being pulled into thin wire) brittle

    Coordinate terms

    * malleable

    See also

    * elastic ----