[kuh n-vey-uh ns]
- the act of conveying; transmission; communication.
- a means of transporting, especially a vehicle, as a bus, airplane, or automobile.
- the transfer of property from one person to another.
- the instrument or document by which this is effected.
Origin of conveyance
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Examples from the Web for conveyance
There was fraud in the inducement, fraud in the conveyance, and fraud in the ratings process.The Geithner Plan Won't Work
James K. Galbraith
March 24, 2009
All are full of the momentum which they have caught from their mode of conveyance.The Old Apple Dealer (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")
How could we hoist ourselves to such a height with Marie's conveyance?The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Well, get some sort of conveyance that we can both sit in while you drive.In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories
By no act of conveyance would, or could, He make over His own Rest to them.Pax Vobiscum
They alighted at the street corner, and dismissing their conveyance, walked to the house.Barnaby Rudge
- the act of conveying
- a means of transport
- a transfer of the legal title to property
- the document effecting such a transfer
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Word Origin and History for conveyance
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