convey
transitive verb (conveyed; conveying) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French conveer to accompany, escort, from Vulgar Latin *conviare, from Latin com- + via way — more at way Date: 14th century 1. obsolete lead, conduct 2. a. to bear from one place to another; especially to move in a continuous stream or mass b. to impart or communicate by statement, suggestion, gesture, or appearance <
struggling to convey his feelings
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c. (1) archaic steal (2) obsolete to carry away secretly d. to transfer or deliver (as property) to another especially by a sealed writing e. to cause to pass from one place or person to another <
convey a message
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  • convey — con·vey /kən vā/ vt con·veyed, con·vey·ing: to transfer or transmit (property or property rights) to another esp. by a writing (as a deed or will) agreed to convey to the estate his Manhattan town house R. H. Jensen compare alienate, devise …   Law dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Convey — Con*vey , v. i. To play the thief; to steal. [Cant] [1913 Webster] But as I am Crack, I will convey, crossbite, and cheat upon Simplicius. Marston. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convey — [v1] transport back, bear, bring, carry, channel, conduct, dispatch, ferry, fetch, forward, funnel, grant, guide, hump, lead, lug, move, pack, pipe, ride, schlepp*, send, shoulder, siphon, support, tote, traject, transfer, transmit, truck;… …   New thesaurus

  • convey — (v.) c.1300, to go along with; late 14c., to carry, transport; from Anglo Fr. conveier, from O.Fr. convoier to escort (Mod.Fr. convoyer), from V.L. *conviare to accompany on the way, from L. com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + via way, roa …   Etymology dictionary

  • convey — 1 transport, *carry, transmit, bear Analogous words: *move, remove, shift, transfer: take, fetch, *bring 2 *transfer, deed, alienate Analogous words: consign, *commit, relegate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • convey — ► VERB 1) transport or carry to a place. 2) communicate (an idea, impression, or feeling). 3) Law transfer the title to (property). DERIVATIVES conveyable adjective conveyor (also conveyer) noun. ORIGIN Lat …   English terms dictionary

  • convey — [kən vā′] vt. [ME conveien < Anglo Fr conveier (OFr convoier), to escort, convoy < VL * conviare, to accompany on the way < L com , together + via, way: see VIA] 1. to take from one place to another; transport; carry [a chimney conveys… …   English World dictionary

  • Convey — Bobby Convey beim Training Robert „Bobby“ Francis Convey (* 27. Mai 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ist ein US amerikanischer Fußballspieler und aktuell für den englischen Klub FC Reading aktiv. Zudem ist Convey aktueller Nationalspieler der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • convey — 01. I won t be able to come to the wedding, but please [convey] my congratulations to the newlyweds. 02. In the culture of Japan, a bow at a forty five degree angle [conveys] deep respect or an apology. 03. The teacher was trying to [convey] a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • convey — con|vey [kənˈveı] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: conveier to go with someone to a place , from Vulgar Latin conviare, from Latin com ( COM ) + via way ] 1.) to communicate or express something, with or without using words ▪ All… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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