convey (something)

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convey (something)

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

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?
References in classic literature ?
He was under an intolerable necessity to convey something that he felt, and he created them with that intention alone.
But if he could convey something about the rap scene in India that wasn't shown in the film, what would it be?
Vintage items and antiques convey something more to interiors than other accessories.
"When his boss called him, he was making some strange noise trying to convey something. When I called him, too, he was neither able to talk nor message."
'When we want to convey something to our husbands, we leave a message in a cellphone the Boss uses,' said M*, another girl who lived in the house.
Since the 1950s, humans have been leaving clues in space about humanity, hoping they'll convey something about life on Earth to any aliens that may find them.
"It's a theatrical, absorbing performance which works in part because of Efron's own cultish celebrity, but also because he manages to convey something dark and sinister lurking beneath the polished surface."
I now really know the power that you have in stillness, and in economy as well - how you can convey something in the most efficient way.
To date halfway through the five-year program twenty works by twelve artists and artist partnerships have been acquired for the Collections of Tate and MCA, a grouping of artworks which reveal and convey something of the complexities of Australian society, as well as the richness of contemporary art practice across the country.
Notwithstanding the way that you are prepared to offer fulfillment to your guests, you furthermore find the opportunity to convey something particular of regular care.
Feuerman is not the first to employ the technique of suspending disbelief to convey something more profound.
"I hope viewers will experience my photographs in the same way that my guests experience safari with me - it's not about careering around wild places frantically ticking species off a list, but quietly considering each animal we are privileged to encounter, gaining more understanding of its nature, behaviour and circumstance, and trying to convey something of its essence and its experience of the world.
He even wondered why US officials, in meetings they have with the leadership of the two communities and the government of Cyprus, did not convey something specific about the contribution of Turkey, but only communicate words.
That description "glacial" is used often in music, usually to convey something delicate and electronic and very often it does indeed come from Iceland, so the reference is fairly literal, at the risk of being lazy.
Each contact with a shopper should convey something new to keep then-attention.