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Definition of convey verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they convey
    he / she / it conveys
    past simple conveyed
    -ing form conveying
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  1. 1to make ideas, feelings, etc., known to someone synonym communicate convey something Colors like red convey a sense of energy and strength. convey something to somebody (formal) Please convey my apologies to your wife. convey how, what, etc… He tried desperately to convey how urgent the situation was. convey that… She did not wish to convey that they were all at fault.
  2. 2convey somebody/something (from…) (to…) (formal) to take, carry, or transport someone or something from one place to another Pipes convey hot water from the boiler to the radiators. A carriage was waiting to convey her home.
  3. 3convey something (to somebody) (law) to transfer property from one owner to another The house was conveyed to the new owners last week.
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