conveyance

[ kuhn-vey-uhns ]
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noun
  1. the act of conveying; transmission; communication.

  2. a means of transporting, especially a vehicle, as a bus, airplane, or automobile.

  1. Law.

    • the transfer of property from one person to another.

    • the instrument or document by which this is effected.

Origin of conveyance

1
First recorded in 1495–1505; convey + -ance

Other words from conveyance

  • non·con·vey·ance, noun
  • pre·con·vey·ance, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for conveyance

conveyance

/ (kənˈveɪəns) /


noun
  1. the act of conveying

  2. a means of transport

  1. law

    • a transfer of the legal title to property

    • the document effecting such a transfer

Derived forms of conveyance

  • conveyancer, noun

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