- 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 of conveyMiddle 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 + via, way: see via