verb (used with object)
Origin of convey
Examples from the Web for conveying
Conveying to the students that we were on their side without getting kicked off campus by the staff was a constant struggle.‘Kidnapped for Christ’ Review: Come Because You’re Gay, Stay For Jesus|Matthew Paul Turner|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Conveying where you stand is especially important when you are not the target.Female Journalist Gets Rape Threats Over Comic Book Criticism|Tauriq Moosa|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His goal is to have as little a hand as possible in conveying their resemblance.Doppelgangers Really Do Exist: These People Are Strangers|Justin Jones|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Shipka is especially skilled at conveying the confusion, awkwardness, and anger of adolescence.Lifetime’s ‘Flowers in the Attic’ Review: The Incest Is There, The Strange Magic Is Not|Andrew Romano|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On their feet were sandals bearing flower motifs, conveying a sense of youthfulness repeated in the cocktail dresses as well.
Every idea of prevention was rejected, as conveying an improper suspicion of the ministers of the crown.
They aim at telling a story, or conveying an insinuation, rather than at burlesquing persons.
Installation and operation of mixing and conveying plant, then are matters to be considered carefully in heavy concrete work.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
This is done by conveying the inference that the only pure acetylsalicylic acid on the market is that known as Aspirin-Bayer.
Your fond letter of the 20th was received in due time, conveying the most delightful news that ever was written.Lady Rosamond's Secret|Rebecca Agatha Armour
British Dictionary definitions for conveying
Word Origin for convey
Word Origin and History for conveying
c.1300, "to go along with;" late 14c., "to carry, transport;" from Anglo-French conveier, from Old French convoier "to escort" (Modern French convoyer), from Vulgar Latin *conviare "to accompany on the way," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + via "way, road" (see via). It was a euphemism for "steal" 15c.-17c., which helped broaden its meaning. Related: Conveyed; conveying.