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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conveying - 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
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With not one tenth of England's experience in the fishery, and not the thousandth part of that of the Americans, they have nevertheless furnished both nations with the only finished sketches at all capable of conveying the real spirit of the whale hunt.
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