What does convey mean?

Definitions for convey
kənˈveɪcon·vey

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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.

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

  2. convey(Verb)

    To communicate; to make known; to portray.

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

  3. convey(Verb)

    To transfer legal rights (to).

    He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.

    Etymology: 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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. convey

    To express or communicate information.

    He did convey his mother was so looking forward to their wedding.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 27, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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How to say convey in sign language?

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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

Examples of convey in a Sentence

  1. Clifford Tunuki:

    On behalf of the RSIPF I wish to convey my sincere condolences to family and relatives of those two foreign nationals who died in this tragic incident.

  2. President Obama:

    It is with profound sadness that we have learned of the death of Kayla Jean Mueller, on behalf of the American people, Michelle and I convey our deepest condolences to Kayla's family - her parents, Marsha and Carl, and her brother Eric and his family - and all of those who loved Kayla dearly. At this time of unimaginable suffering, the country shares in their grief.

  3. Dan Arbell:

    Kerry's efforts (at a peace deal) last year failed. While he'll be listened to and he'd be used perhaps as a conduit to convey messages from one side to another, I'm pretty skeptical about what he can achieve at this point in time, kerry can put pressure on (Abbas) at this point and ask the Israelis to look at concrete ways of offering the Palestinians, once the violence is over, a political horizon, or that negotiations can be resumed.

  4. Du Hyeogn Cha:

    The North is trying to convey a message that time is not on the side of the United States and that it could take a different path if the working-level talks dont go the way it wanted.

  5. Josh Earnest:

    President Putin was striking a now-familiar pose of less-than-perfect posture, an unbuttoned jacket, and knees spread far apart, to convey a particular image.

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Translations for convey

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  • 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
  • передатиUkrainian

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