convey

convey [kən vā′]
vt.
[ME conveien < Anglo-Fr conveier (OFr convoier), to escort, convoy < VL * conviare, to accompany on the way < L com-, together + via, way: see VIA]
1. to take from one place to another; transport; carry [a chimney conveys smoke to the outside]
2. to serve as a channel or medium for; transmit
3. to make known; communicate in words, actions, appearance, etc.
4. to transfer, as property or title to property, from one person to another
5. Obs.
a) to take away secretly
b) to steal
SYN.- CARRY
conveyable
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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