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con·vey·ance

 (kən-vā′əns)
n.
1. The act of conveying.
2. A means of conveying, especially a vehicle for transportation.
3. Law
a. Transfer of title to property from one party to another.
b. The document by which a property transfer is effected.

con·vey′anc·er n.

conveyance

(kənˈveɪəns)
n
1. the act of conveying
2. a means of transport
3. (Law) law
a. a transfer of the legal title to property
b. the document effecting such a transfer
conˈveyancer n

con•vey•ance

(kənˈveɪ əns)

n.
1. the act of conveying.
2. a means of transporting, esp. a vehicle.
3.
a. the transfer of property from one person to another.
b. the document accomplishing this.
[1495–1505]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conveyance - document effecting a property transfer
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
quitclaim, quitclaim deed - document transferring title or right or claim to another
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.conveyance - the transmission of information
transmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
giving - the imparting of news or promises etc.; "he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving"; "giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily"
3.conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportationconveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
dolly - conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
dolly - conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
horsebox - a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
litter - conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
mail - a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
roll-on roll-off - a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
cargo ships, merchant vessels, shipping, merchant marine - conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
sidecar - conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle
ski lift, ski tow, lift - a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
telfer, telpher - one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
aerial tramway, cable tramway, ropeway, tram, tramway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
4.conveyance - act of transferring property title from one person to another
transference, transfer - transferring ownership
legal transfer, livery, delivery - the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
5.conveyance - the act of moving something from one location to anotherconveyance - the act of moving something from one location to another
movement - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
transshipment - the transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment
airlift, lift - transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
connexion, connection - shifting from one form of transportation to another; "the plane was late and he missed his connection in Atlanta"
bringing, delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
drive - the act of driving a herd of animals overland
carry - the act of carrying something
pickup - the act of taking aboard passengers or freight
lighterage - the transportation of goods on a lighter
relocation, resettlement - the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)
teleportation - a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another

conveyance

noun
1. (Old-fashioned) vehicle, transport He had never travelled in such a strange conveyance before.
2. transportation, movement, transfer, transport, transmission, carriage, transference the conveyance of bicycles on Regional Railway trains

conveyance

noun
1. The moving of persons or goods from one place to another:
2. Law. A making over of legal ownership or title:
Translations
نَقْلوَسيلة نَقْل
dopravadopravní prostředekpřepravavozidlo
befordringsmiddeloverførseltransport
farartækiflutningur
nakil aracınakletmetaşımataşıt

conveyance

[kənˈveɪəns] N
1. (= act) (no pl) → transporte m, transmisión f (Jur) [of property] → traspaso m
2. (frm) (= vehicle) → vehículo m, medio m de transporte
public conveyancevehículo m de servicio público
3. (Jur) (= deed) → escritura f de traspaso

conveyance

[kənˈveɪəns] n
(= transporting) [goods] → transport m
(= vehicle) → moyen m de transport

conveyance

n
(= transport)Beförderung f; (of goods also)Spedition f; conveyance of goodsGüterverkehr m; mode of conveyanceBeförderungsmittel nt
(old, form, = vehicle) → Gefährt nt
(Jur) → (Eigentums)übertragung f (→ to auf +acc); (= document)Übertragungsurkunde f

conveyance

[kənˈveɪəns] n (of goods) → trasporto; (vehicle) → mezzo di trasporto

convey

(kənˈvei) verb
1. to carry. Huge ships convey oil from the Middle East.
2. to transfer the ownership of (property by legal means).
conˈveyance noun
1. the act of conveying. the conveyance of goods.
2. a vehicle of any kind. A bus is a public conveyance.
conˈveyancing noun
the branch of the law dealing with transfer of property.
conˈveyor noun
a person or thing that conveys.
conveyor belt
an endless, moving belt carrying articles from one place to another in a factory etc. She put nuts on the chocolates as they went down the conveyor belt.
References in classic literature ?
A power to destroy the freedom of the press, the trial by jury, or even to regulate the course of descents, or the forms of conveyances, must be very singularly expressed by the terms "to raise money for the general welfare.
At last, after crossing the courts of the Palais Royal, where there still remained some of the conveyances of late guests, they entered the garden and reached the little gate.
The sleigh was one of those large, comfortable, old- fashioned conveyances, which would admit a whole family within its bosom, but which now contained only two passengers besides the driver.
If my poor Laporte were here, he would tell you that I have slept in ragged sheets, through the holes of which my legs have passed; he would tell you that afterwards, when I asked for carriages, they brought me conveyances half-destroyed by the rats of the coach-houses; he would tell you that when I asked for my dinner, the servants went to the cardinal's kitchen to inquire if there were any dinner for the king.
To set a large group of people in motion and transport them to a distance, to have special conveyances, to charter railway-carriages and steamboats, harmonized with his relish for bold processes, and made hospitality seem more active and more to the purpose.
I returned to the hotel, to make inquiries about conveyances.
When the Municipal Council had authorized the making of the road, I went to the prefect and obtained some money from the charitable funds at the disposal of the department, in order to pay for the hire of carts, for the Commune was unable to undertake the transport of road metal for lack of wheeled conveyances.
Again a revolving year, ladies, had brought us to a pause in our studies--let us hope our greatly advanced studies--and, like the mariner in his bark, the warrior in his tent, the captive in his dungeon, and the traveller in his various conveyances, we yearned for home.
It never entered our heads to make use of these conveyances.
Of all grades and kinds of men that jostle one in the public conveyances of the States, these are often the most intolerable and the most insufferable companions.
In public conveyances and shops, wherever she could capture a listener, she would begin the discourse about her son, his article, how he had helped the student, how he had been burnt at the fire, and so on
So confident were they of that ultimate prospect, that the wealth already thus obtained was religiously expended in engines and machinery for the boring of wells and the conveyance of that precious water which the exhausted river had long since ceased to yield.