Con·vey v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conveyed p. pr. & vb. n. Conveying.]
1. To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport.
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. 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. [Obs.]
I . . . will convey the business as I shall find means. --Shak.
6. To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve. [Obs.]
7. To accompany; to convoy. [Obs.]
Syn: -- To carry; transport; bear; transmit; transfer.
Con·vey, v. i. To play the thief; to steal. [Cant]
But as I am Crack, I will convey, crossbite, and cheat upon Simplicius. --Marston.
v 1: make known; pass on, of information [syn: impart]
2: serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of
Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af
anger" [syn: carry, express]
3: transfer to another; "communicate a disease" [syn: transmit,
4: transmit a title or property
5: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound
carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound";
"Many metals conduct heat" [syn: conduct, transmit, carry,
6: 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, take]
7: 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, fetch] [ant: take