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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 ?
My resources were just as likely to hold out against the expenses of posting, where public conveyances could not be obtained, as against the expense of waiting privately at hotels, until the right coaches might start.
But if, on the other hand, the titulars were men of inferior importance, who had been inducted into the office by the interest of some powerful person, it was generally understood that the new Abbot should grant for his patron's benefit such leases and conveyances of the church lands and tithes as might afford their protector the lion's share of the booty.
It was the same, they heard, with the public conveyances.
Fogg quietly, "we will, if you please, look about for some means of conveyance to Allahabad.
These are yours if you have a conveyance at the end of the lane - the lane we came up the night before last
When Mr Allworthy had retired to his study with Jenny Jones, as hath been seen, Mrs Bridget, with the good housekeeper, had betaken themselves to a post next adjoining to the said study; whence, through the conveyance of a keyhole, they sucked in at their ears the instructive lecture delivered by Mr Allworthy, together with the answers of Jenny, and indeed every other particular which passed in the last chapter.
Her jingling conveyance stopped at last at a fast-closed gateway, which appeared to belong to somebody who had gone to bed very early, and was much afraid of housebreakers; Rosa, discharging her conveyance, timidly knocked at this gateway, and was let in, very little bag and all, by a watchman.
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.
I forthwith expressed that the proper as well as the pleasant and friendly thing would be therefore that on the arrival of the public conveyance I should be in waiting for him with his little sister; an idea in which Mrs.
He had heard much of the sagacity of the beaver in cutting down trees, in which, it is said, they manage to make them fall into the water, and in such a position and direction as may be most favorable for conveyance to the desired point.
One was the barge which he had brought from Mackinaw; another was of a larger size, such as was formerly used in navigating the Mohawk River, and known by the generic name of the Schenectady barge; the other was a large keel boat, at that time the grand conveyance on the Mississippi.
Her mother perceived, for the first time, that the second vehicle was not a humble conveyance like the first, but a spick-and-span gig or dog-cart, highly varnished and equipped.