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reconvey

[ree-kuh n-vey]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to convey again.
  2. to convey back to a previous position or place.

Origin of reconvey

First recorded in 1500–10; re- + convey
Related formsre·con·vey·ance, noun
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Examples from the Web for reconveyance

Historical Examples

  • It means restoration or reconveyance of the thing originally ceded, and so the gentleman from Delaware acknowledged.

    Abridgement of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856 (4 of 16 vol.)

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  • This would be a palpable fraud and a court would, if requested, order the reconveyance of the land and return of the money.

  • Spurred by public criticism the Common Council demanded its reconveyance.


Word Origin and History for reconveyance

n.

1714; see re- + conveyance.

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