- the transfer of property from one person to another.
- the instrument or document by which this is effected.
- convexo-concave lens,
- convexo-convex lens,
- conveyor belt
Origin of conveyance
Examples from the Web for conveyance
There was fraud in the inducement, fraud in the conveyance, and fraud in the ratings process.
To get in and out of Cambo one passes over a tiny bridge, so narrow that one conveyance must wait while another crosses.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces|Francis Miltoun
There it breaks suddenly, and beyond all is primitive, rude, and barbarous in the means of conveyance.Knowledge is Power:|Charles Knight
I doubt not you will let me hear from you by the first conveyance.
- a transfer of the legal title to property
- the document effecting such a transfer
mid-15c., "act of conveying," from convey + -ance. Meaning "document by which something is legally conveyed" is from 1570s; sense "means of transportation" is attested from 1590s. Related: Conveyanced; conveyancing.