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 a title or property
  9. To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. To impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information.
  13. To manage with privacy; to carry out.
  14. To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
  15. To accompany; to convoy.
  16. To play the thief; to steal.
  17. To carry or transport; transmit; impart; transfer to another, as the title to property.
  18. Conveyer, conveyor.
  19. Conveyed.
  20. To bring or send on the way: to carry: to transmit: to impart.
  23. To carry; transmit; impart.
  24. To transport from one place to another; carry; transmit; communicate.
  25. To transfer, as the title to real estate.
  26. To carry or transport; to transmit; to transfer; to impart.
  27. To play the thief. See Convex.
  28. To carry; to bear or transport; to pass or transmit, as a right; to transfer; to impart; to communicate.

Usage examples for convey

  1. Did you convey the key to the King of Navarre? – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  2. So I leave imagination to supply what words must not convey. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. He wishes you to kindly convey his loving greeting to all the dear friends in England.... – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  7. It depends upon the choice of words and their arrangement to convey a meaning. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
  8. 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
  9. He was anxious to convey an impression of sorrow sternly controlled. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  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. 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
  17. Convey to Christophe my last message. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  18. 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
  19. 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