[ 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.
- the transfer of property from one person to another.
- the instrument or document by which this is effected.
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Origin of conveyance
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/ (kənˈveɪəns) /
the act of conveying
a means of transport
- a transfer of the legal title to property
- the document effecting such a transfer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper