convey

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 /kənˈveɪ/


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
con•vey /kənˈveɪ/USA pronunciation  v. [+ object]
  1. to take from one place to another;
    transport:They conveyed the cargo to the battlefront.
  2. to communicate; tell;
    make known:to convey a message.
  3. to lead or conduct, such as a channel or medium;
    transmit:to convey electric power from a generating station.
con•vey•a•ble,adj. 
con•vey•or, con•vey•er, n. [countable]


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

convey /kənˈveɪ/ vb (transitive)
  1. to take, carry, or transport from one place to another
  2. to communicate (a message, information, etc)
  3. (of a channel, path, etc) to conduct, transmit, or transfer
  4. to transmit or transfer (the title to property)
  5. archaic to steal
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre to escort, from Latin com- with + via way

conˈveyable adj



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