What does convey mean?

Definitions for convey
kənˈveɪcon·vey

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

How to pronounce convey?

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    Daniel
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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. Mark Twain:

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

  2. Bertrand Piccard:

    Our airplane has not been built to carry passengers but to convey a message.

  3. Gero Neugebauer:

    Schaeuble is using the opportunity to convey to Merkel that he is not her poodle.

  4. Johnny Depp:

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

  5. Neil Gorsuch:

    I'd like to convey to you -- from the bottom of my heart -- is that I am a fair judge.

Images & Illustrations of convey

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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
  • передатиUkrainian

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