Definition of conveyance in English:

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Pronunciation: /kənˈvāəns/


1The action or process of transporting someone or something from one place to another: he was building vessels for the conveyance of live cod
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  • The classic Volkswagen bus is a versatile beast - hippies, surfers, nuns, hot rodders and fruit-peddlers have all used the big, slow veedub as their primary means of conveyance.
  • One is the harvesting and conveyance of water from the water source, the river typically in the Murray-Darling system, and how much water is lost through soakage and evaporation and so on, just to get it to the farm gate.
  • His outrage notwithstanding, he is a regular passenger on the southbound train; It is the only affordable means of conveyance to and from his hometown.
transportation, transport, carriage, carrying, transfer, movement, delivery;
haulage, portage, cartage, shipment
1.1A means of transportation; a vehicle: adventurers attempt the trail using all manner of conveyances, including mountain bikes and motorcycles
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  • This will be a concern to Internet service providers, to any company that offers products or services on the Internet, as well as the transport conveyances, cable modems and other similar services.
  • ‘It may sometimes happen that persons of opposite characters might be carried in the same conveyance,’ he warned.
  • SUVs and the latest models of cars became visible, the border was a beehive of activity with thousands of people in any form of conveyance going across to either side to carry out chores and business.
vehicle, means/method of transport
1.2The action of making an idea, feeling, or impression known or understandable to someone: art’s conveyance of meaning is complicated
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  • It has brought humanity closer by making distance a non-issue, freedom of choice a reality and the conveyance of ideas, more precise.
  • [There is] no conveyance of ideas, expression, or anything else that could possibly amount to speech.
  • Literature searches on the conveyance of respect in addressing family members in therapy yielded no articles of an empirical nature or otherwise.
2 Law The legal process of transferring property from one owner to another: protective measures that might be taken before the conveyance is concluded
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  • The conveyance of the property subject to the contractual terms rendered it less valuable to the actual purchaser than it would have been to that purchaser had those contractual conditions not existed.
  • In both the cases we have mentioned so far the two properties were in separate occupation before the date of the relevant conveyance, and the owner had given a permissive right to the occupier of the dominant land.
  • The above rates apply to any conveyance, transfer or assignment of non-residential property on or after December 4, 2002, or where a lease of property is entered into on or after this date.
2.1A legal document effecting the process of transferring property.
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  • So if you had a conveyance dealing with the legal title, you would have duty attracted.
  • It is a very dangerous practice for a conveyancer to frame a conveyance with parcels which are not adequately described.
  • At the date of the conveyances of 11 and 12 October 1978, Mr Hoyland retained the northern field.

Words that rhyme with conveyance

abeyance, purveyance

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Syllabification: con·vey·ance

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