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con·vey

 (kən-vā′)
tr.v. con·veyed, con·vey·ing, con·veys
1. To take or carry from one place to another; transport. See Synonyms at carry.
2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit: wires that convey electricity.
3. To communicate or make known; impart: "a look intended to convey sympathetic comprehension" (Saki).
4. Law To transfer ownership of or title to.
5. Archaic To steal.

[Middle English conveien, from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre, to escort : Latin com-, com- + Latin via, way; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

con·vey′a·ble adj.

convey

(kənˈveɪ)
vb (tr)
1. to take, carry, or transport from one place to another
2. (Communications & Information) to communicate (a message, information, etc)
3. (of a channel, path, etc) to conduct, transmit, or transfer
4. (Law) law to transmit or transfer (the title to property)
5. archaic to steal
[C13: from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort, from Latin com- with + via way]
conˈveyable adj

con•vey

(kənˈveɪ)

v.t.
1. to carry or take from one place to another.
2. to communicate; impart: to convey a wish.
3. to lead or conduct, as a channel or medium; transmit.
4. Law. to transfer; pass the title to.
5. Archaic. to steal; purloin.
6. Obs. to take away secretly.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French conveier < Vulgar Latin *conviāre= Latin con- con- + -viāre, derivative of via way; see via]
con•vey′a•ble, adj.

convey


Past participle: conveyed
Gerund: conveying

Imperative
convey
convey
Present
I convey
you convey
he/she/it conveys
we convey
you convey
they convey
Preterite
I conveyed
you conveyed
he/she/it conveyed
we conveyed
you conveyed
they conveyed
Present Continuous
I am conveying
you are conveying
he/she/it is conveying
we are conveying
you are conveying
they are conveying
Present Perfect
I have conveyed
you have conveyed
he/she/it has conveyed
we have conveyed
you have conveyed
they have conveyed
Past Continuous
I was conveying
you were conveying
he/she/it was conveying
we were conveying
you were conveying
they were conveying
Past Perfect
I had conveyed
you had conveyed
he/she/it had conveyed
we had conveyed
you had conveyed
they had conveyed
Future
I will convey
you will convey
he/she/it will convey
we will convey
you will convey
they will convey
Future Perfect
I will have conveyed
you will have conveyed
he/she/it will have conveyed
we will have conveyed
you will have conveyed
they will have conveyed
Future Continuous
I will be conveying
you will be conveying
he/she/it will be conveying
we will be conveying
you will be conveying
they will be conveying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been conveying
you have been conveying
he/she/it has been conveying
we have been conveying
you have been conveying
they have been conveying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been conveying
you will have been conveying
he/she/it will have been conveying
we will have been conveying
you will have been conveying
they will have been conveying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been conveying
you had been conveying
he/she/it had been conveying
we had been conveying
you had been conveying
they had been conveying
Conditional
I would convey
you would convey
he/she/it would convey
we would convey
you would convey
they would convey
Past Conditional
I would have conveyed
you would have conveyed
he/she/it would have conveyed
we would have conveyed
you would have conveyed
they would have conveyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.convey - make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me"
give thanks, thank - express gratitude or show appreciation to
hint, suggest - drop a hint; intimate by a hint
say - communicate or express nonverbally; "What does this painting say?"; "Did his face say anything about how he felt?"
look - convey by one's expression; "She looked her devotion to me"
flash - make known or cause to appear with great speed; "The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts"
breathe - manifest or evince; "She breathes the Christian spirit"
evince, express, show - give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
mean, intend - mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?"
impart, pass on, give, leave - transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"
2.convey - serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"
measure, quantify - express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
channel, transmit, carry, impart, conduct, convey - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
3.convey - transfer to another; "communicate a disease"
communicate, pass along, put across, pass on, pass - transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"
transfer - move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
4.convey - transmit a title or property
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"
transfer - cause to change ownership; "I transferred my stock holdings to my children"
5.convey - transmit or serve as the medium for transmissionconvey - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
convey, express, carry - serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
wash up - carry somewhere (of water or current or waves); "The tide washed up the corpse"
pipe in - bring in through pipes; "Music was piped into the offices"
bring in - transmit; "The microphone brought in the sounds from the room next to mine"
retransmit - transmit again
carry - be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
6.convey - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
fetch, bring, get, convey - go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
fetch - take away or remove; "The devil will fetch you!"
bring - be accompanied by; "Can I bring my cousin to the dinner?"
carry, transport - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
transit - cause or enable to pass through; "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"
ferry - transport from one place to another
bring back, take back, return - bring back to the point of departure
tube - convey in a tube; "inside Paris, they used to tube mail"
whisk - move somewhere quickly; "The President was whisked away in his limo"
channel, transmit, carry, impart, conduct, convey - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
land - bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
7.convey - go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
retrieve - run after, pick up, and bring to the master; "train the dog to retrieve"
retrieve - go for and bring back; "retrieve the car from the parking garage"
channel, channelise, channelize, transmit, transport, transfer - send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
deliver - bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers"
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"

convey

verb
1. communicate, impart, reveal, relate, disclose, make known, tell I tried to convey the wonder of the experience to my husband.
2. carry, transport, move, bring, support, bear, conduct, transmit, fetch They borrowed our boats to convey themselves across the river.
3. (Law) transfer, grant, deliver, lease, devolve, bequeath, will Conveying a property from one owner to another calls for meticulous attention to detail.

convey

verb
1. To cause to come along with oneself:
2. To move while supporting:
Informal: tote.
Slang: schlep.
3. To cause to be transferred from one to another:
hand (over), pass, transmit.
4. To serve as a conduit:
5. To cause (a disease) to pass to another or others:
7. To put into words:
Idiom: give tongue to.
8. To give expression to, as by gestures, facial aspects, or bodily posture:
9. Law. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document:
Translations
يَنقُليَنقُل ملكيّة
převéstsdělittransportovatdopravitpřepravit
overføretransportere
ilmaistakuljettaavälittää
afsalaflytja
伝える伝播する伝達する移譲する譲渡する
konvejerio juostakonvejerisnuosavybės perdavimo teisėperdavėjaspervežimas
nodotnorakstītpārvadātpaziņottransportēt
dopraviť

convey

[kənˈveɪ] VT
1. [+ goods, oil] → transportar, llevar; [+ sound, smell] → llevar; [+ current] → transmitir (slightly frm) [+ person] → conducir, acompañar (LAm)
2. [+ thanks, congratulations] → comunicar; [+ meaning, ideas] → expresar
to convey to sb thatcomunicar a algn que ...
the name conveys nothing to meel nombre no me dice nada
what does this music convey to you?¿qué es lo que te evoca esta música?
3. (Jur) → traspasar, transferir

convey

[kənˈveɪ] vt
(= transport) [+ person, thing] → transporter
[+ thanks] → transmettre
[+ idea, message] → communiquer

convey

vt
(= transport)befördern; goodsspedieren; waterleiten
(= make known or felt) opinion, ideavermitteln; (= make understood) meaningklarmachen; (= transmit) message, order, best wishesübermitteln, überbringen; what does this poem/music convey to you?was sagt Ihnen dieses Gedicht/diese Musik?; words cannot convey what I feelwas ich empfinde, lässt sich nicht mit Worten ausdrücken; try to convey to him that he should …versuchen Sie doch, ihm klarzumachen, dass er … sollte
(Jur) propertyübertragen (→ to auf +acc)

convey

[kənˈveɪ] vt (goods, passengers) → trasportare; (subj, pipeline) → convogliare; (thanks, congratulations, sound, order) → trasmettere; (meaning, ideas) → comunicare, esprimere
to convey to sb that → comunicare a qn che
words cannot convey ... → le parole non possono esprimere...
the name conveys nothing to me → il nome non mi dice niente

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 ?
It is impossible to conceive of half the things this charming Frenchman wished to convey to the moon.
Ardan wished to convey a number of animals of different sorts, not indeed a pair of every known species, as he could not see the necessity of acclimatizing serpents, tigers, alligators, or any other noxious beasts in the moon.
A TRAVELER hired an Ass to convey him to a distant place.
Of the Right Whale, the best outline pictures are in Scoresby; but they are drawn on too small a scale to convey a desirable impression.
A phrase, a word, conveys instantly to his mind what hours of words and phrases could not convey to the mind of the non-traveller.
He did not believe that his picture was better than all the pictures of Raphael, but he knew that what he tried to convey in that picture, no one ever had conveyed.
Astor; by his inclination, and the possibility that the establishment might need his presence, and by the recollection that there must already be a large amount of peltries collected at Astoria, and waiting for the return of the Beaver, to convey them to market.
Astor, giving him information of the war and directing him to convey the intelligence to Astoria.
I cannot convey the sense of abominable desolation that hung over the world.
Next to things of necessity, the rule for a gift, which one of my friends prescribed, is that we might convey to some person that which properly belonged to his character, and was easily associated with him in thought.
An empty fork is raised to the lips: there it receives a neatly-cut piece of mutton, and swiftly conveys it to the plate, where it instantly attaches itself to the mutton already there.
System controls allow material to convey and discharge on demand, ideal for larger applications requiring movement of bulk materials from larger containers such as bulk bags, totes, railcars, and silos without a lot of manual intervention, reducing frequent container changes.