convey

[kuhn-vey]
verb (used with object)
1.
to carry, bring, or take from one place to another; transport; bear.
2.
to communicate; impart; make known: to convey a wish.
3.
to lead or conduct, as a channel or medium; transmit.
4.
Law. to transfer; pass the title to.
5.
Archaic. steal; purloin.
6.
Obsolete. to take away secretly.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English conveyen < Anglo-French conveier < Vulgar Latin *conviāre, equivalent to con- con- + -viāre, derivative of via way; see via

conveyable, adjective
preconvey, verb (used with object)
quasi-conveyed, adjective
well-conveyed, adjective


1. move. See carry.
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convey (kənˈveɪ)
 
vb
1.  to take, carry, or transport from one place to another
2.  to communicate (a message, information, etc)
3.  (of a channel, path, etc) to conduct, transmit, or transfer
4.  law to transmit or transfer (the title to property)
5.  archaic to steal
 
[C13: from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort, from Latin com- with + via way]
 
con'veyable
 
adj

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convey
c.1300, from Anglo-Fr. conveier, from O.Fr. convoier "to escort," from V.L. *conviare "to accompany on the way," from L. com- "together" + via "way, road." It was a euphemism for "steal" 15c.-17c., which helped broaden its meaning. Related: Conveyed (c.1500); conveying (1590s); conveyer/conveyor (1510s).
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Example sentences
It is, however, closer to reality than the meaning conveyed here.
Instead, he said bees are guided to the food source by odor conveyed by the
  scout bee.
It does not cover the ideas or the factual information conveyed in the work.
But the lessons conveyed here would benefit anyone who entertains thoughts of
  soundproofing their home.
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