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'Convey'

Definition of 'convey'
From: WordNet
verb
Make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me"
verb
Serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger" [syn: carry, convey, express]
verb
Transfer to another; "communicate a disease" [syn: convey, transmit, communicate]
verb
Transmit a title or property
verb
Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat" [syn: impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel]
verb
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" [syn: bring, convey, take]
verb
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" [syn: bring, get, convey, fetch] [ant: bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, take away]
Definition of 'Convey'
From: GCIDE
Convey \Con*vey"\ (k[o^]n*v[=a]"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conveyed (k[o^]n*v[=a]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conveying.] [OF. conveir, convoier, to escort, convoy, F. convoyer, LL. conviare, fr. L. con- + via way. See Viaduct, Voyage, and cf. Convoy.]
1. To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport. [1913 Webster]
I will convey them by sea in floats. --1 Kings v. 9. [1913 Webster]
Convey me to my bed, then to my grave. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
2. 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. [1913 Webster]
3. 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. [1913 Webster]
The Earl of Desmond . . . secretly conveyed all his lands to feoffees in trust. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
4. To impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information. [1913 Webster]
Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound, but convey not thereby their thoughts. --Locke. [1913 Webster]
5. To manage with privacy; to carry out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
I . . . will convey the business as I shall find means. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
6. To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
7. To accompany; to convoy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Syn: To carry; transport; bear; transmit; transfer. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Convey'
From: GCIDE
Convey \Con*vey"\, v. i. To play the thief; to steal. [Cant] [1913 Webster]
But as I am Crack, I will convey, crossbite, and cheat upon Simplicius. --Marston. [1913 Webster]
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