Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of conveying; the act of bearing, carrying, or transporting, as by land or water, or through any medium; transmission; transference; transport; convoy.
  • noun In law: The act of transferring property from one person to another, as by “lease and release,” “bargain and sale”; transfer.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.
  • noun The act of removing; removal.
  • noun A device; an artifice; hence, secret practices; clever or underhand management.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.
  • noun 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.
  • noun The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission.
  • noun (Law) 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.
  • noun obsolete Dishonest management, or artifice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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Examples

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

    Lease/Option

  • 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

  • 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.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

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

    Gutenber-e Help Page

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

    No Uncertain Terms

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

    No Uncertain Terms

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

    No Uncertain Terms

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

    No Uncertain Terms

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