Convey
Convey Con*vey" (k[o^]n*v[=a]"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conveyed} (k[o^]n*v[=a]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Conveying}.] [OF. conveir, convoier, to escort, convoy, F. convoyer, LL. conviare, fr. L. con- + via way. See {Viaduct}, {Voyage}, and cf. {Convoy}.] 1. To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport. [1913 Webster]

I will convey them by sea in floats. --1 Kings v. 9. [1913 Webster]

Convey me to my bed, then to my grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to pass from one place or person to another; to serve as a medium in carrying (anything) from one place or person to another; to transmit; as, air conveys sound; words convey ideas. [1913 Webster]

3. To transfer or deliver to another; to make over, as property; more strictly (Law), to transfer (real estate) or pass (a title to real estate) by a sealed writing. [1913 Webster]

The Earl of Desmond . . . secretly conveyed all his lands to feoffees in trust. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

4. To impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information. [1913 Webster]

Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound, but convey not thereby their thoughts. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

5. To manage with privacy; to carry out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

I . . . will convey the business as I shall find means. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

6. To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

7. To accompany; to convoy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Syn: To carry; transport; bear; transmit; transfer. [1913 Webster]


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