Definitions of convoy

  1. To accompany on the way, for protection, by sea or land; as, the fleet was conroyed into the harbor.
  2. To accompany on the way for protection.
  3. To accompany for protection; escort.
  4. To act as convoy to; escort and protect.
  5. escort in transit; " the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; " the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"
  6. To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a merchantman.
  7. The act of attending for defense; the state of being so attended; protection; escort.
  8. A vessel or fleet, or a train or trains of wagons, employed in the transportation of munitions of war, money, subsistence, clothing, etc., and having an armed escort.
  9. A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for protection or guidance.
  10. Conveyance; means of transportation.
  11. To accompany on the way for protection, either by sea or land. See Convey.
  12. To attend on the way for protection either by sea or on land, as warships accompanying a fleet of merchant- vessels in time of war; to accompany.
  13. Convoying.
  14. a procession of land vehicles traveling together
  15. A protecting force accompanying ships, goods, persons, etc.; the ships, etc., which are protected; an escort.
  16. The act of convoying: protection: that which convoys or is convoyed.
  17. Act of convoying; that which convoys or is convoyed; escorted fleet or train.
  18. The act of convoying; that which convoys or is convoyed.
  19. A protecting force accompanying ships or property on their way from place to place, either by sea or land; the act of convoying; that, the ship or fleet, which is convoyed.
  20. The protection of an attending force either on sea or land.
  21. Convoyed.
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