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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]




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