a: to bear from one place to another; especially: to move in a continuous stream or mass
b: to impart or communicate by statement, suggestion, gesture, or appearance <struggling to convey his feelings>
c (1)archaic:steal(2)obsolete: to carry away secretly
d: to transfer or deliver (as property) to another especially by a sealed writing
e: to cause to pass from one place or person to another <convey a message>
Examples of CONVEY
The singer was conveyed from her hotel to the airport by limousine.
They conveyed the goods by ship.
The pipes convey water to the fields.
The message conveyed a sense of urgency.
He conveyed the estate to his son.
To convey sympathy to a bereaved parent by telephone struck him as maladroit … —P. D. James, The Private Patient, 2008
… he conveys so much kindliness and benign authority that he is probably forgiven each time he directs a tuna-fish shopper into the thick of the English muffins. —Susan Orlean, New Yorker, 22 June 1992
Robyn was well aware that clothes do not merely serve the practical purpose of covering our bodies, but also convey messages about who we are, what we are doing, and how we feel. —David Lodge, Nice Work, 1990
… please convey to Mr. & Mrs. Langdon my love &respectful duty. —Mark Twain, 28 Nov. 1868, in Mark Twain's Letters, 1990