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convey

[ kuhn-vey ]
/ kənˈveɪ /
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verb (used with object)

to carry, bring, or take from one place to another; transport; bear.
to communicate; impart; make known: to convey a wish.
to lead or conduct, as a channel or medium; transmit.
Law. to transfer; pass the title to.
Archaic. steal; purloin.
Obsolete. to take away secretly.

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Origin of convey

1250–1300; Middle English conveyen<Anglo-French conveier<Vulgar Latin *conviāre, equivalent to con-con- + -viāre, derivative of via way; see via
1. See carry.
con·vey·a·ble, adjectivepre·con·vey, verb (used with object)qua·si-con·veyed, adjectivewell-con·veyed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for convey

convey
/ (kənˈveɪ) /

verb (tr)

to take, carry, or transport from one place to another
to communicate (a message, information, etc)
(of a channel, path, etc) to conduct, transmit, or transfer
law to transmit or transfer (the title to property)
archaic to steal
conveyable, adjective
C13: from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort, from Latin com- with + via way
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