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convey

[kuh n-vey] /kənˈveɪ/
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
1250-1300; Middle English conveyen < Anglo-French conveier < Vulgar Latin *conviāre, equivalent to con- con- + -viāre, derivative of via way; see via
Related forms
conveyable, adjective
preconvey, verb (used with object)
quasi-conveyed, adjective
well-conveyed, adjective
Synonyms
1. move. See carry.
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Examples for conveyed
  • 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.
  • And ask that your sentiments be conveyed to the other members of the search committee.
  • Their name and view is essentially tongue in cheek when conveyed.
  • Therefore, new values such as connectivity, integrity and authenticity are conveyed.
  • At the conclusion of the inquest, the friends of the deceased conveyed him to his late residence.
  • Also, complex ideas and differences of interpretation can't be conveyed through this method.
  • It was the last rebel message, probably conveyed by satellite phone, known to have been broadcast from the battlefield.
British Dictionary definitions for conveyed

convey

/kənˈveɪ/
verb (transitive)
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
Derived Forms
conveyable, adjective
Word Origin
C13: from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort, from Latin com- with + via way
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Word Origin and History for conveyed

convey

v.

c.1300, "to go along with;" late 14c., "to carry, transport;" from Anglo-French conveier, from Old French convoier "to escort" (Modern French convoyer), from Vulgar Latin *conviare "to accompany on the way," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + via "way, road" (see via). It was a euphemism for "steal" 15c.-17c., which helped broaden its meaning. Related: Conveyed; conveying.

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