Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of convey.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In the case of the verb, to squash, the word conveys the sound made by a violent action.

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  • While I just ordered the book from Amazon and have not yet read it, the title conveys the simple premise, the basic details are amply explored online, and the book is already a best-seller despite a near media blackout.

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  • So that the second use of the term conveys some sense of exceptionality, but far more of lack of conformity to human desires and expectations.

    Albert Durer

  • The only pathological idea the term conveys is that there is more inside the skull than it can conveniently hold.

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  • Though not strictly analogous, the term conveys an idea of the relations that have hitherto obtained between Eastern and Western civilizations.

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  • The name conveys more than an unorthodox approach; it also carries a sense of heresy.

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  • Her gaze is direct, and despite all the distressed surface that surrounds her, her expression conveys both confidence and caution.

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  • The instrumentation on 'Gilles écoute un disque de rap et fond en larmes' sounds like it could have been the soundtrack to a 90's James Bond film in another life, while the title conveys Malik's manifesto of intellectual and moving rap music.

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  • SOP in publishing, but can you explain what you mean when you say the choice of the term conveys a lack of understanding about the poor?

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  • Technically they are, but the term conveys to me cuisines that are less familiar to Americans.

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