re·​con·​vey ˌrē-kən-ˈvā How to pronounce reconvey (audio)
reconveyed; reconveying; reconveys

transitive verb

: to convey back to a previous position or owner
reconveyance noun

Examples of reconvey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Typically, this means the satisfied loan has not be reconveyed correctly. Allen Buchanan, Orange County Register, 13 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1506, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reconvey was in 1506

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“Reconvey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Legal Definition


transitive verb
re·​con·​vey ˌrē-kən-ˈvā How to pronounce reconvey (audio)
: to convey back or again
the lender reconveyed title to the borrower upon satisfaction of the debt

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