1. To communicate something to someone, typically on behalf of someone else who is absent. I know you can't come to the funeral, so I'll convey your condolences.
2. To cause someone to understand something. She was really able to convey her character's feelings of grief in that scene—I was very impressed.
3. To physically transport something. Whoa, this van isn't big enough to convey all those boxes you have.
See also: convey
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convey something (from someone or something) (to someone or something)
to carry or transport something from someone or something to someone, something, or some place. I conveyed the box from the table to the basement. Please convey every good wish from those of us in the Midwest to those on the East Coast. Would you convey my blessings to the newlyweds?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- be left in charge (of someone or something)
- accompany (one) on a/(one's) journey
- accompany on a journey
- be put in charge (of someone or something)
- be out of (one's) league
- be out of somebody's league
- better of
- (one's) heart goes out to (someone)
- be/have done with somebody/something
- bargain for (someone or something) with (someone)