[ kuhn-vey ]
/ kənˈveɪ /
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.
Words nearby convey
Origin of convey
OTHER WORDS FROM conveycon·vey·a·ble, adjectivepre·con·vey, verb (used with object)qua·si-con·veyed, adjectivewell-con·veyed, adjective
synonym study for convey
1. See carry.
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The way to get full of a subject, to generate a conveyable interest, is to fill up on the subject.Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest|J. Frank Dobie
British Dictionary definitions for conveyable
/ (kənˈveɪ) /
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
Derived forms of conveyconveyable, adjective
Word Origin for convey
C13: from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort, from Latin com- with + via way
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