Definitions of 'Conveyance'

Definition of 'conveyance'
From: WordNet
Document effecting a property transfer
The transmission of information [syn: conveyance, imparting, impartation]
Something that serves as a means of transportation [syn: conveyance, transport]
Act of transferring property title from one person to another [syn: conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying]
The act of moving something from one location to another [syn: transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance]
Definition of 'Conveyance'
Conveyance \Con*vey"ance\ (k[o^]n*v[=a]"ans), n. 1. The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage. [1913 Webster] The long journey was to be performed on horseback, -- the only sure mode of conveyance. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] Following the river downward, there is conveyance into the countries named in the text. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] These pipes and these conveyances of our blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission. [1913 Webster] Tradition is no infallible way of conveyance. --Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) 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. [1913 Webster] [He] found the conveyances in law to be so firm, that in justice he must decree the land to the earl. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 5. Dishonest management, or artifice. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] the very Jesuits themselves . . . can not possibly devise any juggling conveyance how to shift it off. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Conveyance'

Words close to 'Conveyance'

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