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conveyance

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noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-ən(t)s\

Simple Definition of conveyance

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conveyance

  1. 1 :  the action of conveying

  2. 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 in a sentence

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



15th Century

First Known Use of conveyance

15th century

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CONVEYANCE Defined for Kids

conveyance

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noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-əns\

Definition of conveyance for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of carrying from one place to another <the conveyance of goods>

  2. 2 :  something used to carry goods or passengers




Law Dictionary

conveyance

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noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-əns\

Legal Definition of conveyance

  1. 1 :  an act of conveying <a conveyance of land>

  2. 2 :  an instrument (as a deed) that conveys property rights (as title) <lack of delivery of a conveyance — J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo>





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