tr.v. con·veyed, con·vey·ing, con·veys
1. To take or carry from one place to another; transport. See Synonyms at carry.
2. To serve as a medium of transmission for; transmit: wires that convey electricity.
3. To communicate or make known; impart: "a look intended to convey sympathetic comprehension" (Saki).
4. Law To transfer ownership of or title to.
5. Archaic To steal.
[Middle English conveien, from Old French conveier, from Medieval Latin conviāre, to escort : Latin com-, com- + Latin via, way; see wegh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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