Definitions of convey

  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. serve as a means for expressing something; " The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; " His voice carried a lot af anger"
  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"
  5. transfer to another; " communicate a disease"
  6. make known; pass on, of information
  7. ( law) transmit a title or property
  8. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; " Sound carries well over water"; " The airwaves carry the sound"; " Many metals conduct heat"
  9. transmit a title or property
  10. To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. To impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information.
  14. To manage with privacy; to carry out.
  15. To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
  16. To accompany; to convoy.
  17. To play the thief; to steal.
  18. To carry or transport; transmit; impart; transfer to another, as the title to property.
  19. Conveyer, conveyor.
  20. Conveyed.
  21. Conveying.
  22. To bring or send on the way: to carry: to transmit: to impart.
  25. To carry; transmit; impart.
  26. To transport from one place to another; carry; transmit; communicate.
  27. To transfer, as the title to real estate.
  28. To carry or transport; to transmit; to transfer; to impart.
  29. To play the thief. See Convex.
  30. To carry; to bear or transport; to pass or transmit, as a right; to transfer; to impart; to communicate.

Usage examples for convey

  1. But if you wish me to, I will convey to him what you say; and I think you would be perfectly justified in carrying out your intention." – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  2. She sat down at the library table opposite him, and listened without comment to the information which he desired her to convey to Blair. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  3. It depends upon the choice of words and their arrangement to convey a meaning. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  4. For the blow he had received from a piece of the machinery had produced serious injury to the head, and day after day I had very bad news to convey to Miss Carr. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  5. Convey to Christophe my last message. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  6. So I leave imagination to supply what words must not convey – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  7. That these Indian lovers may convey definite ideas to the minds of the girls is quite possible. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  8. We wish to convey to you at the earliest moment a sense of our profound gratitude for your noble act. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  9. Did you convey the key to the King of Navarre? – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  10. He wishes you to kindly convey his loving greeting to all the dear friends in England.... – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  11. These closing pages convey the author's comment on Prince Hohenstiel's defence. – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  12. A young woman so anxious to convey an impression of her own importance, must have ambitions beyond her place in life. – The Car of Destiny by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  13. The hand will be held up at my signal, and that I shall trust you to convey to- night, as soon as I have settled certain matters. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  14. A third carriage was in attendance to convey the young Marquis to the prison intended for him. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. A contract had been entered into to convey a number of young school girls to their homes in the country. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  16. We heard from these chiefs that Chaka might come down upon us any day, and that he would try to surprise us; but that men were on the look- out beyond the Umganie, and runners were placed at various points to convey the news and signal when the enemy came in sight. – The White Chief of the Caffres by A.W. Drayson
  17. How convey to a listener that, understanding her so little, I yet knew her so well? – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  18. We engaged a carriage to convey us to the coast, for none of us were in a fit state to ride on horseback. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  19. As early as 1863 it was recognized that the Regents had power to hold and convey real estate, though they had no authority over the land granted by Congress for the support of the University, nor over the principal of the fund established through the sale of that land. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  20. He was anxious to convey an impression of sorrow sternly controlled. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall