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conveyance

noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-ən(t)s\

: the act of taking or carrying someone or something from one place to another

: something that carries people or things from one place to another

: the act of making something known to someone

Full Definition of CONVEYANCE

1
:  the action of conveying
2
:  a means or way of conveying: as
a :  an instrument by which title to property is conveyed
b :  a means of transport :  vehicle

Examples of CONVEYANCE

  1. <the covered wagon was the major conveyance that transported settlers and their belongings across the frontier>

First Known Use of CONVEYANCE

15th century

Related to CONVEYANCE

Other Transportation Terms

camber, corduroy, demurrage, milestone
CONVEYANCE Defined for Kids

conveyance

noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-əns\

Definition of CONVEYANCE for Kids

1
:  the act of carrying from one place to another <the conveyance of goods>
2
:  something used to carry goods or passengers

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