What does Convey mean?

Definitions for Conveykənˈveɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Convey.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. convey(verb)

    make known; pass on, of information

    "She conveyed the message to me"

  2. carry, convey, express(verb)

    serve as a means for expressing something

    "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"

  3. convey, transmit, communicate(verb)

    transfer to another

    "communicate a disease"

  4. convey(verb)

    transmit a title or property

  5. impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel(verb)

    transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

    "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"

  6. bring, convey, take(verb)

    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"

  7. bring, get, convey, fetch(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. convey(Verb)

    To transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.

  2. convey(Verb)

    To communicate; to make known; to portray.

  3. convey(Verb)

    To transfer legal rights (to).

    He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.

  4. Origin: conveier (confer French convoyer), conviare, from via, "way". Confer "convoy".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convey(verb)

    to carry from one place to another; to bear or transport

  2. Convey(verb)

    to cause to pass from one place or person to another; to serve as a medium in carrying (anything) from one place or person to another; to transmit; as, air conveys sound; words convey ideas

  3. Convey(verb)

    to transfer or deliver to another; to make over, as property; more strictly (Law), to transfer (real estate) or pass (a title to real estate) by a sealed writing

  4. Convey(verb)

    to impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information

  5. Convey(verb)

    to manage with privacy; to carry out

  6. Convey(verb)

    to carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve

  7. Convey(verb)

    to accompany; to convoy

  8. Convey(verb)

    to play the thief; to steal

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Convey

    kon-vā′, v.t. to carry: to transmit: to impart: to steal: to communicate, as ideas: to make over in law.—adj. Convey′able.—ns. Convey′al; Convey′ance, the means of conveying: a vehicle of any kind: (law) the act of transferring property: the writing which transfers it; Convey′ancer, one whose business is the preparation of deeds for the transference of property; Convey′ancing, the business of a conveyancer; Convey′er. [O. Fr. conveier—L. con, along with, and O. Fr. veie—L. via, a way.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Convey' in Verbs Frequency: #744

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Convey in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Convey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    Often, the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.

  2. Johnny Depp:

    The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.

  3. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad:

    Sometimes, they convey a message, a general message, but there's nothing tactical, there is no dialogue. There's, let's say, information, but not dialogue.

  4. Lyndon Johnson:

    You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.

  5. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki:

    We did however, convey the delay to SIGAR and we did not intentionally withhold information for these quarterly reports. We expect it will be complete in the next quarter with all of the details across the board.

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Translations for Convey

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • نقل, أبلغArabic
  • пренасям, превозвам, предавам, прехвърлям, носяBulgarian
  • převést, dopravit, přepravit, sdělitCzech
  • übermitteln, ausrichten, befördern, übertragenGerman
  • pasar un recado, transportar, dar un recado, expresar, trasladar, transferir, comunicar, cederSpanish
  • رساندنPersian
  • kuljettaa, ilmaista, välittääFinnish
  • communiquer, véhiculer, transporterFrench
  • iompairIrish
  • העביר, הוביל, מסרHebrew
  • közöl, kifejez, átruház, szállítHungarian
  • menyampaikanIndonesian
  • comunicare, esprimere, trasferire, trasportareItalian
  • 伝播する, 運ぶ, 伝達する, 譲渡する, 運搬する, 移譲する, 伝えるJapanese
  • whakawhitiMāori
  • overdragen, overbrengenDutch
  • formidle, overføreNorwegian
  • przekazać, przekazywać, przewozić, scedować, przewieźćPolish
  • transportar, transferir, comunicar, expressarPortuguese
  • căra, transporta, transmite, transferaRomanian
  • транспортировать, переносить, передавать, перенести, передать, перевезти, передавать правовой титул, перевозить, донестиRussian
  • transportera, överlåta, förmedlaSwedish
  • iletmek, aktarmakTurkish

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