Definitions for conveykənˈveɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to carry or take from one place to another.
to communicate; impart:
to convey a wish.
to lead or conduct, as a channel or medium; transmit.
Law. to transfer; pass the title to.
Archaic. to steal; purloin.
Obs. to take away secretly.
Origin of convey:
1250–1300; ME < AF conveier < VL *conviāre= L con-con - +-viāre, der. of via way; see via
make known; pass on, of information
"She conveyed the message to me"
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"
convey, transmit, communicate(verb)
transfer to another
"communicate a disease"
transmit a title or property
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"
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"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to communicate sth
It's difficult to convey the joy we felt.
to transport sth
systems for conveying goods
To transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.
To communicate; to make known; to portray.
To transfer legal rights (to).
He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.
Origin: conveier (confer French convoyer), conviare, from via, "way". Confer "convoy".
to carry from one place to another; to bear or transport
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
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
to impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information
to manage with privacy; to carry out
to carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve
to accompany; to convoy
to play the thief; to steal
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'convey' in Verbs Frequency: #744
Translations for convey
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
Huge ships convey oil from the Middle East.
- transportarPortuguese (BR)
- transportar, llevarSpanish
- حمل کردنFarsi
- ले जानाHindi
- otpremiti, otprematiCroatian
- gabenti, pervežtiLithuanian
- transportēt; pārvadāt; nodot; paziņotLatvian
- bringe, transportereNorwegian
- حمل کردنPersian
- وړل، ليږدول، ليږل، استولPashto
- a transportaRomanian
- föra, forsla, transporteraSwedish
- taşımak, nakletmekTurkish
- 運送Chinese (Trad.)
- перевозити, переправлятиUkrainian
- منتقل كرنا، لے جاناUrdu
- chuyên chởVietnamese
- 运送Chinese (Simp.)
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