- The definition of convey is to transport or communicate something.
- An example of convey is to send a package across the country.
- An example of convey is to present a speech that addresses the importance of health care reform.
convey definition by Webster's New World
- to take from one place to another; transport; carry: a chimney conveys smoke to the outside
- to serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
- to make known; communicate in words, actions, appearance, etc.
- to transfer, as property or title to property, from one person to another
- to take away secretly
- to steal
Origin: Middle English conveien ; from Anglo-French conveier (OFr convoier), to escort, convoy ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form conviare, to accompany on the way ; from Classical Latin com-, together plush via, way: see via
- conveyable adjective
convey definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb con·veyed, con·vey·ing, con·veys
- To take or carry from one place to another; transport.
- To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit: wires that convey electricity.
- To communicate or make known; impart: “a look intended to convey sympathetic comprehension” (Saki).
- Law To transfer ownership of or title to.
- Archaic To steal.
Origin: Middle English conveien, from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre, to escort : Latin com-, com- + via, way; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
- con·veyˈa·ble adjective
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