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Meaning & Definition of Convey in English

English

Convey

/kənve/

verb

1. Make known

  • Pass on, of information
  • "She conveyed the message to me"
    synonym:
  • convey

2. Serve as a means for expressing something

  • "The painting of mary carries motherly love"
  • "His voice carried a lot of anger"
    synonym:
  • carry
  • ,
  • convey
  • ,
  • express

3. Transfer to another

  • "Communicate a disease"
    synonym:
  • convey
  • ,
  • transmit
  • ,
  • communicate

4. Transmit a title or property

    synonym:
  • convey

5. Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

  • "Sound carries well over water"
  • "The airwaves carry the sound"
  • "Many metals conduct heat"
    synonym:
  • impart
  • ,
  • conduct
  • ,
  • transmit
  • ,
  • convey
  • ,
  • carry
  • ,
  • channel

6. Take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

  • "Bring me the box from the other room"
  • "Take these letters to the boss"
  • "This brings me to the main point"
    synonym:
  • bring
  • ,
  • convey
  • ,
  • take

7. Go or come after and bring or take back

  • "Get me those books over there, please"
  • "Could you bring the wine?"
  • "The dog fetched the hat"
    synonym:
  • bring
  • ,
  • get
  • ,
  • convey
  • ,
  • fetch

Examples of using

One of the reasons Twitter is popular in Japan is a characteristic of Japanese itself: Japanese uses ideograms which enable it to convey more information in just 140 characters than other languages, not counting Chinese. Incidentally, the Japanese version of this sentence is written with exactly 140 characters. How many characters does it take in other languages?