conveyance

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noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-ən(t)s\

Definition of conveyance

  1. 1 :  the action of conveying the conveyance of goods the conveyance of meaning

  2. 2 :  a means or way of conveying: such asa :  an instrument (see 1instrument 4) by which title to property is conveyed (see convey 2d)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

Origin and Etymology of conveyance

see convey


First Known Use: 15th century

Other Transportation Terms


CONVEYANCE Defined for English Language Learners

conveyance

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noun con·vey·ance \kən-ˈvā-ən(t)s\

Definition of conveyance for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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