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Meaning of conveying by Wiktionary Dictionary




    1. Present participle of convey .

Explanation of conveying by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. act of transferring property title from one person to another

    Definition of conveying by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Convey ( kŏnvā ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conveyed ( kŏnvād ); p. pr. & vb. n. Conveying.] [OF. conveir, convoier, to escort, convoy, F. convoyer, LL. conviare, fr. L. con- + via way. See Viaduct, Voyage, and cf. Convoy.]
      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.] Chaucer.

      Syn. -- To carry; transport; bear; transmit; transfer.

    2. conveying n. the act of transferring a property title from one person to another.

      Syn. -- conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing.