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Meaning of CONVEY

Pronunciation:  kun'vey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make known; pass on, of information
  2. [v]  serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"
  3. [v]  go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
  4. [v]  take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
  5. [v]  transmit or serve as the medium for transmission, as of sounds or images; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
  6. [v]  (law) transmit a title or property
  7. [v]  transfer to another; "communicate a disease"

CONVEY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bring, bring, carry, communicate, fetch, get, impart, take, transmit
 Antonyms: bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, take away
 See Also: advance, breathe, bring back, bring down, bring forward, bring in, bring on, bring out, bring up, carry, channel, channel, channelise, channelize, church, come, come, come up, come up, communicate, conduct, deliver, elevate, evince, express, ferry, flash, get down, get up, give thanks, hint, intend, intercommunicate, land, let down, lift, look, lower, mean, measure, pass, pass on, pipe in, produce, put across, put down, quantify, raise, retransmit, retrieve, return, say, show, suggest, take back, take down, thank, transfer, transfer, transit, transmit, transmit, transport, transport, tube, wash up, whisk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Con*vey"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conveyed}; 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.
             I will convey them by sea in fleats.  --1 Kings v.
             Convey me to my bed, then to my grave. --Shak.
    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.
    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.
             The Earl of Desmond . . . secretly conveyed all his
             lands to feoffees in trust.           --Spenser.
    4. To impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to
       convey information.
             Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound,
             but convey not thereby their thoughts. --Locke.
    5. To manage with privacy; to carry out. [Obs.]
             I . . . will convey the business as I shall find
             means.                                --Shak.
    6. To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
    7. To accompany; to convoy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    Syn: To carry; transport; bear; transmit; trnsfer.
  2. \Con*vey"\, v. i.
    To play the thief; to steal. [Cant]
          But as I am Crack, I will convey, crossbite, and cheat
          upon Simplicius.                         --Marston.
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