[ kuh n-vey-uh ns ]
/ kənˈveɪ əns /


the act of conveying; transmission; communication.
a means of transporting, especially a vehicle, as a bus, airplane, or automobile.
  1. the transfer of property from one person to another.
  2. the instrument or document by which this is effected.

Origin of conveyance

First recorded in 1495–1505; convey + -ance

Related forms

non·con·vey·ance, nounpre·con·vey·ance, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for conveyance


/ (kənˈveɪəns) /


the act of conveying
a means of transport
  1. a transfer of the legal title to property
  2. the document effecting such a transfer

Derived Forms

conveyancer, noun
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