Definitions of conveyance

  1. document effecting a property transfer
  2. the act of transporting something from one location to another
  3. something that serves as a means of transportation
  4. The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.
  5. The instrument or means of carrying or transporting anything from place to place; the vehicle in which, or means by which, anything is carried from one place to another; as, stagecoaches, omnibuses, etc., are conveyances; a canal or aqueduct is a conveyance for water.
  6. The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission.
  7. The act by which the title to property, esp. real estate, is transferred; transfer of ownership; an instrument in writing ( as a deed or mortgage), by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.
  8. Transport; the act or means of transmitting, communicating, etc.; a vehicle, as an automobile; the change of property from one owner to another.
  9. The instrument or means of conveying: ( law) the act of transferring property: the writing which transfers it.
  10. Act of conveying; thing that conveys; writing that transfers property.
  11. The act, means, or instrument of conveying; the transferring of property from one person to another; the writing by which it is transferred.
  12. The act of conveying or removing; the act of transmitting or transferring, as property; the deed which transfers anything to another, as property; the means of carrying a thing from place to place, as a waggon, a railway, a canal.

Usage examples for conveyance

  1. On those lines where there is only first class, you are, of course, still more helpless, and can simply elect between rail and any other conveyance. – The Truth About America by Edward Money
  2. He then said, turning to me: " Pack up your bag for traveling at once, and have a conveyance got ready to go to the nearest post- town. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  3. And I have written to Dantiske already to them for the conveyance of letters from thence. – The Discovery of Muscovy etc. by Richard Hakluyt
  4. Let me advise you to go to Sasellano; the flood will be falling by now, and I shouldn'twonder if we could find you a means of conveyance. – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope
  5. There are no sedan chairs, at least I don't remember seeing any, but at Chienkiang, where we went the other day, the streets are so narrow that chairs are the main means of conveyance. – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  6. " I guess he's not used to travelling in a close conveyance. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  7. You see, as Macnab said- and of course I agreed with him- it was only fair that the invalid should have the strongest and easiest- going conveyance. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. Then he started up the steps of the automobile conveyance with a firm step and tried to seat himself firmly on the cushion. – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  9. 1805. 7. The people of the interior and west were becoming anxious for some means of conveyance and travel to the outer world. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  10. I will send someone down to Rodding in the morning for a conveyance. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  11. If he got into a public conveyance, every one inside insisted on an introduction, and the people outside- say before the train started- would pull down the windows and comment freely on his nose and eyes and personal appearance generally, some even touching him as if to see if he were real. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  12. Boxes were coming from the city by every conveyance. – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  13. We here found abundance of provisions, and furnished ourselves for a long journey down the river; and, according to the custom of those who travel on this river, we provided a small bark for the conveyance of ourselves and our goods. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  14. Of course, with this conveyance, and seventeen miles between me and Sanpritchit, it was absurd to suppose that I could get there before the yacht sailed. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  15. He had no money to spare to pay for a conveyance. – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan
  16. We arranged that I should leave Frankfort by the earliest conveyance the next morning. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  17. He lay concealed in the house of an Irish professional man for some weeks, and then, all the railway stations being closely and constantly watched night and day, he was driven in a conveyance by road all the way from Manchester to Liverpool. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir