View synonyms for conveying


[ kuhn-vey-ing ]


  1. the act or process of carrying or bringing something from one location to another:

    Industrial narrow-gauge railways were used in mining, logging, and the conveying of agricultural products, among other things.

  2. the act or process of communicating or relaying information, emotions, etc.:

    Many people believe that journalists must be totally neutral, that news is the conveying of fact and nothing more.

  3. Law. the act of transferring the title to property:

    I help my clients grasp the complex legal process involved in the conveying of a property from seller to buyer.


  1. carrying something from one place to another or communicating information:

    Where there is a density difference between the conveying liquid and the solid particles it carries, the particles will tend to settle.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of conveying1

First recorded in 1480–90; convey ( def ) + -ing 1( def ) for the noun senses; convey ( def ) + -ing 2( def ) for the adjective sense
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Example Sentences

Literally anywhere else would have conveyed more legitimacy on the enterprise, but legitimacy did not seem a high priority for one of the last battles of a lost war.

“They’re making a decision knowing that it can’t be wrong, and it also needs to convey some kind of context or forward look so that it’s relevant the next morning,” she said.

A brand that considers inclusion in advertising strives to provide authentic connection, demonstrate open-mindedness and convey equity.

Wormholes crop up because they are the only language the path integral can use to convey that space is breaking down.

They even stayed on the phone as victims drove around buying MoneyPak cards or gift cards to convey the cash, he said.

Conveying to the students that we were on their side without getting kicked off campus by the staff was a constant struggle.

Conveying where you stand is especially important when you are not the target.

But, do these choices, let alone any single-word descriptions come close to accurately conveying a sexual or romantic encounter?

His goal is to have as little a hand as possible in conveying their resemblance.

And Shipka is especially skilled at conveying the confusion, awkwardness, and anger of adolescence.

Moreover, the action necessary in conveying the tempting graces to their destination has not unfrequently been found useful.

The difficulty of conveying heavy weights up the mountain foot-paths was almost insurmountable.

Promises not to do some particular act on a piece of land are often made in deeds conveying them; they are called covenants.

He went out, and in the passage caught the prisoner in the act of conveying it into the street in his arms.

But here again, the expense of conveying it on to the land becomes an obstacle which it must frequently be impossible to overcome.


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