Convey

Definition of Convey

Con`vey´   Pronunciation: kǒn`vā´
v. t.1.To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport.
[imp. & p. p. Conveyed (kǒn*vād"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conveying.]
I will convey them by sea in floats.
- 1 Kings v. 9.
Convey me to my bed, then to my grave.
- Shak.
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.
3.(Law) 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.
The Earl of Desmond . . . secretly conveyed all his lands to feoffees in trust.
- Spenser.
4.To impart or communicate; as, to convey an impression; to convey information.
Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound, but convey not thereby their thoughts.
- Locke.
5.To manage with privacy; to carry out.
I . . . will convey the business as I shall find means.
- Shak.
6.To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
7.To accompany; to convoy.
v. i.1.To play the thief; to steal.
But as I am Crack, I will convey, crossbite, and cheat upon Simplicius.
- Marston.

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