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con·vey / kənˈvā/ • v. [tr.] transport or carry to a place: pipes were laid to convey water to the house. ∎  make (an idea, impression, or feeling) known or understandable to someone: it's impossible to convey how lost I felt. ∎  communicate (a message or information). ∎  Law transfer the title to (property). DERIVATIVES: con·vey·a·ble adj.

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convey †escort XIII; †guide, conduct; transport; communicate XIV; transfer; steal XV. — OF. conveier (mod. convoyer CONVOY) :- medL. conviāre, f. CON- + via way.
Hence conveyance XVI.

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