from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of conveying.
  • n. A means of conveying, especially a vehicle for transportation.
  • n. Law Transfer of title to property from one person to another.
  • n. Law The document by which a property transfer is effected.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An act or instance of conveying.
  • n. A means of transporting, especially a vehicle.
  • n. An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.
  • v. To transfer (the title) of an object from one person or group of persons to another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.
  • n. The instrument or means of carrying or transporting anything from place to place; the vehicle in which, or means by which, anything is carried from one place to another.
  • n. The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission.
  • n. The act by which the title to property, esp. real estate, is transferred; transfer of ownership; an instrument in writing (as a deed or mortgage), by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.
  • n. Dishonest management, or artifice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of conveying; the act of bearing, carrying, or transporting, as by land or water, or through any medium; transmission; transference; transport; convoy.
  • n. In law: The act of transferring property from one person to another, as by “lease and release,” “bargain and sale”; transfer.
  • n. The instrument or document by which property is transferred from one person to another; specifically, a written instrument transferring the ownership of real property between living persons; a deed of land. It is sometimes used as including leases, mortgages, etc., and sometimes in contradistinction to them.
  • n. That by which anything is carried or borne along; any instrument of transportation from one place to another; specifically, a carriage or coach; a vehicle of any kind.
  • n. The act of removing; removal.
  • n. A device; an artifice; hence, secret practices; clever or underhand management.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. act of transferring property title from one person to another
  • n. document effecting a property transfer
  • n. the transmission of information
  • n. the act of moving something from one location to another
  • n. something that serves as a means of transportation


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  • The issue of clear title conveyance is much more than a question of purchasing land under a trust in the restricted zone.


  • After the city tried to stymie metal thieves by banning the use of shopping carts (the main conveyance for scrap) off store premises, scavengers just switched to baby carriages, some stolen from porches.

    Cops and Squatters

  • Note 13: CPR, 1547, p. 148 (Oct. 7th); for other grants that employed the tripartite indenture regarding property in conveyance when Henry VIII died, see CPR, 1547, pp. 4; 13; 23; 39; 116; 151; 157; 161; 178; 179; 239; 241 back

    From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor, 1516-1558

  • The date of the conveyance is not given; however, it likely took place prior to Mary's marriage to Daniel Sanders and preceded Robert Carter's will of 1795, in which Mary was not mentioned.

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  • Another twenty-three women appeared in deeds of gift and deeds of conveyance from the period.

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  • Whatever you call the conveyance, a full rotating load supposedly contains the whole nine yards.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • I had a stretcher laid near the door, and very often a poor fellow was laid upon it, outwearied by the terrible conveyance from the front.

    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

  • The manner of conveyance is free: I give it to them; it is not bargained and sold upon a valuable consideration, but given by the free grace of Jesus Christ.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • The ordinance that created Metro Parks in 1906 intended to include Wright Park, but title conveyance was not completed.

  • The two affiliates of the Company provide neutral third party intermediary and title conveyance services in UAE. Press Releases


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