DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

5 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·vey /kənˈve/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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