convey

When you convey something, you carry or deliver it. Little Red Riding Hood conveyed a basket of muffins to her grandmother. Your sad smile might convey more about your feelings than words ever could.

You can also convey a message or information, which means that you communicate it to someone directly or indirectly through your words or actions. In law, the word convey means to transfer or pass property to someone. This verb is from Middle English conveyen, from Old French conveier, ultimately from the Latin prefix com- "together" plus via "way."

DEFINITIONS OF: convey

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v transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

Synonyms:
carry, channel, conduct, impart, transmit
carry, express
serve as a means for expressing something
carry
be conveyed over a certain distance
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wash up
carry somewhere (of water or current or waves)
pipe in
bring in through pipes
bring in
transmit
retransmit
transmit again
Type of:
bring, take
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

v transfer to another

Synonyms:
communicate, transmit
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communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across
transmit information
implant, plant
put firmly in the mind
send a message
give or constitute a signal, not necessarily verbally
relay
pass along
get across, put over
communicate successfully
bespeak, call for, quest, request
express the need or desire for; ask for
acknowledge, receipt
report the receipt of
carry
pass on a communication
deliver, render, return
pass down
message
send as a message
message
send a message to
Type of:
transfer
move from one place to another

v take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Synonyms:
bring, take
bring, fetch, get
go or come after and bring or take back
bring
be accompanied by
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fetch
take away or remove
transit
cause or enable to pass through
ferry
transport from one place to another
bring back, return, take back
bring back to the point of departure
tube
convey in a tube
whisk
move somewhere quickly
carry, channel, conduct, impart, transmit
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
land
bring ashore
ground, run aground, strand
bring to the ground
wash up
carry somewhere (of water or current or waves)
pipe in
bring in through pipes
bring in
transmit
retransmit
transmit again
strand
drive (a vessel) ashore
Type of:
carry, transport
move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

v serve as a means for expressing something

Synonyms:
carry, express
carry, channel, conduct, impart, transmit
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
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measure, quantify
express as a number or measure or quantity
gauge
measure precisely and against a standard
scale
measure with or as if with scales
meter
measure with a meter
pace, step
measure (distances) by pacing
clock, time
measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
fathom, sound
measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
titrate
measure by (the volume or concentration of solutions) by titration
plumb
measure the depth of something
librate, weigh
determine the weight of
Type of:
communicate, intercommunicate
transmit thoughts or feelings

v go or come after and bring or take back

Synonyms:
bring, fetch, get
bring, take
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Antonyms:
bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, take away
remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
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retrieve
run after, pick up, and bring to the master
retrieve
go for and bring back
deliver
bring to a destination, make a delivery
misdeliver
deliver to the wrong address
process, serve, swear out
deliver a warrant or summons to someone
discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload
leave or unload
consign
send to an address
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channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport
send from one person or place to another

v make known; pass on, of information

“She conveyed the message to me”
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give thanks, thank
express gratitude or show appreciation to
hint, suggest
drop a hint; intimate by a hint
say
communicate or express nonverbally
look
convey by one's expression
flash
make known or cause to appear with great speed
breathe
manifest or evince
evince, express, show
give expression to
intend, mean
mean or intend to express or convey
sneer
express through a scornful smile
represent, stand for, symbolise, symbolize, typify
express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
acknowledge, recognise, recognize
express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
adumbrate, insinuate, intimate
give to understand
clue in
provide someone with a clue
connote, imply
express or state indirectly
burst out
give sudden release to an expression
evoke, paint a picture, suggest
call to mind
imply
suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
signify
convey or express a meaning
import, spell
indicate or signify
give
manifest or show
exude
make apparent by one's mood or behavior
give vent, vent, ventilate
give expression or utterance to
aim
direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
articulate, formulate, give voice, phrase, word
put into words or an expression
accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress
to stress, single out as important
advert, allude, touch
make a more or less disguised reference to
aim, drive, get
move into a desired direction of discourse
menace
express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture
beam
express with a beaming face or smile
smile
express with a smile
Type of:
give, impart, leave, pass on
transmit (knowledge or skills)

v transmit a title or property

Type of:
transfer
cause to change ownership
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