Convey Definition

conveyed, conveying, conveys
conveyed, conveying, conveys
To take from one place to another; transport; carry.
A chimney conveys smoke to the outside.
Webster's New World
To serve as a channel or medium for; transmit.
Webster's New World
To make known; communicate in words, actions, appearance, etc.
Webster's New World
To transfer, as property or title to property, from one person to another.
Webster's New World
To take away secretly.
Webster's New World

Origin of Convey

  • Middle English conveien from Old French conveier from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort Latin com- com- Latin via way wegh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Old French conveier (French convoyer), from Vulgar Latin convio, from Classical Latin via (“way”). Compare convoy.

    From Wiktionary

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