convey

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 convey — verb ADVERB ▪ clearly, perfectly, powerfully, vividly ▪ The novel vividly conveys the experience of growing up during the war. ▪ accurately, adequately …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 convey */*/ — UK [kənˈveɪ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms convey : present tense I/you/we/they convey he/she/it conveys present participle conveying past tense conveyed past participle conveyed 1) to communicate ideas or feelings indirectly A good… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 convey — v. 1) (B) ( to give ) convey my best wishes to them 2) (D; tr.) ( to transfer ) to convey from; to (the title to the property was conveyed from them to you) * * * [kən veɪ] to (the title to the property was conveyed from them to you) (B) ( to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 convey — [[t]kənve͟ɪ[/t]] conveys, conveying, conveyed 1) VERB To convey information or feelings means to cause them to be known or understood by someone. [V n] When I returned home, I tried to convey the wonder of this machine to my husband... [V n] In… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 convey — con|vey [ kən veı ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to communicate ideas or feelings indirectly: These results will enable us at least to convey a sense of progress. A good photograph can often convey far more than words. 2. ) to give official… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 convey — [13] Etymologically, to convey something is to go with it on its way. It comes via Old French conveier from medieval Latin conviāre ‘accompany, escort’, a compound verb formed from the prefix com ‘with’ and via ‘way’. The verb’s Latin meaning was …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 convey*/ — [kənˈveɪ] verb [T] 1) to communicate ideas, feelings, or information A good photograph can convey far more than words.[/ex] Please convey our thanks to the organizers.[/ex] 2) formal to move something from one place to another Syn: transport …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 convey — [13] Etymologically, to convey something is to go with it on its way. It comes via Old French conveier from medieval Latin conviāre ‘accompany, escort’, a compound verb formed from the prefix com ‘with’ and via ‘way’. The verb’s Latin meaning was …

    Word origins