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convey


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convey  \Con*vey"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Conveyed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Conveying}.]  [OF.  conveir  convoier  to  escort,  convoy, 
  F.  convoyer,  LL  conviare  fr  L.  con-  +  via  way  See 
  {Viaduct},  {Voyage},  and  cf  {Convoy}.] 
  1.  To  carry  from  one  place  to  another;  to  bear  or  transport. 
 
  I  will  convey  them  by  sea  in  fleats.  --1  Kings  v. 
  9. 
 
  Convey  me  to  my  bed,  then  to  my  grave.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  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.  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. 
 
  The  Earl  of  Desmond  .  .  .  secretly  conveyed  all  his 
  lands  to  feoffees  in  trust.  --Spenser. 
 
  4.  To  impart  or  communicate;  as  to  convey  an  impression;  to 
  convey  information. 
 
  Men  fill  one  another's  heads  with  noise  and  sound, 
  but  convey  not  thereby  their  thoughts.  --Locke. 
 
  5.  To  manage  with  privacy;  to  carry  out  [Obs.] 
 
  I  .  .  .  will  convey  the  business  as  I  shall  find 
  means  --Shak. 
 
  6.  To  carry  or  take  away  secretly;  to  steal;  to  thieve. 
  [Obs.] 
 
  7.  To  accompany;  to  convoy.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  Syn:  To  carry;  transport;  bear;  transmit;  trnsfer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Convey  \Con*vey"\,  v.  i. 
  To  play  the  thief;  to  steal.  [Cant] 
 
  But  as  I  am  Crack,  I  will  convey,  crossbite,  and  cheat 
  upon  Simplicius  --Marston. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  convey 
  v  1:  make  known  pass  on  of  information  [syn:  {impart}] 
  2:  serve  as  a  means  for  expressing  something:  "The  painting  of 
  Mary  carries  motherly  love";  "His  voice  carried  a  lot  af 
  anger"  [syn:  {carry},  {express}] 
  3:  transfer  or  deliver  to  another,  as  of  information;  "convey 
  the  news  to  everyone"  [syn:  {transmit},  {communicate}] 
  4:  transmit  or  serve  as  the  medium  for  transmission,  as  of 
  sounds  or  images;  "Sound  carries  well  over  water";  "The 
  airwaves  carry  the  sound";  "Many  metals  conduct  heat" 
  [syn:  {conduct},  {transmit},  {carry},  {channel}] 
  5:  take  something  or  somebody  with  oneself  somewhere;  "Bring  me 
  the  box  from  the  other  room";  "Take  these  letters  to  the 
  boss";  also  metaphorical,  as  in  "This  brings  me  to  the 
  main  point"  [syn:  {bring},  {take}] 
  6:  bring  or  fetch;  "Get  me  those  books  over  there  please"; 
  "Could  you  bring  over  the  wine?";  "The  dog  fetched  the 
  hat"  [syn:  {bring},  {get},  {fetch}]  [ant:  {take  away}] 




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