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CONVEY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does convey mean? 

CONVEY (verb)
  The verb CONVEY has 7 senses:

1. make known; pass on, of information
2. serve as a means for expressing something
3. transfer to another
4. transmit a title or property
5. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
6. take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
7. go or come after and bring or take back

  Familiarity information: CONVEY used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONVEY (verb)


Sense 1convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make known; pass on, of information

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

convey; impart

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

communicate; intercommunicate (transmit thoughts or feelings)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "convey"):

give thanks; thank (express gratitude or show appreciation to)

intend; mean (mean or intend to express or convey)

evince; express; show (give expression to)

breathe (manifest or evince)

flash (make known or cause to appear with great speed)

look (convey by one's expression)

say (communicate or express nonverbally)

hint; suggest (drop a hint; intimate by a hint)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Sentence example:

They convey the information to them


Sense 2convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Serve as a means for expressing something

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

convey; carry; express

Context examples:

The painting of Mary carries motherly love / His voice carried a lot af anger

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

communicate; intercommunicate (transmit thoughts or feelings)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "convey"):

measure; quantify (express as a number or measure or quantity)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 3convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transfer to another

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

transmit; communicate; convey

Context example:

communicate a disease

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

transfer (move from one place to another)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "convey"):

communicate; pass; pass along; pass on; put across (transmit information)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Sentence example:

They convey the parcel to their parents


Sense 4convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transmit a title or property

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

transfer (cause to change ownership)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s to somebody
Somebody ----s somebody something


Sense 5convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

channel; transmit; carry; conduct; convey

Context examples:

Sound carries well over water / The airwaves carry the sound / Many metals conduct heat

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

bring; convey; take (take something or somebody with oneself somewhere)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "convey"):

wash up (carry somewhere (of water or current or waves))

pipe in (bring in through pipes)

bring in (transmit)

retransmit (transmit again)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 6convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

bring; convey; take

Context examples:

Bring me the box from the other room / Take these letters to the boss / This brings me to the main point

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

carry; transport (move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body)

"Convey" entails doing...:

come; come up (move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "convey"):

land (bring ashore)

carry; channel; conduct; convey; transmit (transmit or serve as the medium for transmission)

whisk (move somewhere quickly)

tube (convey in a tube)

bring back; return; take back (bring back to the point of departure)

ferry (transport from one place to another)

transit (cause or enable to pass through)

fetch (take away or remove)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 7convey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go or come after and bring or take back

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

fetch; bring; get; convey

Context examples:

Get me those books over there, please / Could you bring the wine? / The dog fetched the hat

Hypernyms (to "convey" is one way to...):

channel; channelise; channelize; transfer; transmit; transport (send from one person or place to another)

"Convey" entails doing...:

come; come up (move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "convey"):

deliver (bring to a destination, make a delivery)

retrieve (run after, pick up, and bring to the master)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


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