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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun conveyance:

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Definition of the noun conveyance

What does conveyance mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: conveyances

  1. document effecting a property transfer
  2. the transmission of information
  3. something that serves as a means of transportation
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of conveyance: transport
    • more generic words: instrumentality / instrumentation = an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
    • more specific terms:
      • dolly = conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
      • dolly = conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
      • horsebox = a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses
      • litter = conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
      • mail = a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system
      • public transport = conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
      • roll-on roll-off = a method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
      • merchant vessels / merchant marine / cargo ships / shipping = conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
      • sidecar = conveyance consisting of a small carrier attached to the side of a motorcycle
      • ski lift / ski tow / lift = a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
      • telpher / telfer = one of the conveyances (or cars) in a telpherage
      • trailer = a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
      • aerial tramway / cable tramway / ropeway / tramway / tram = a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
      • vehicle = a conveyance that transports people or objects
  4. act of transferring property title from one person to another
  5. the act of moving something from one location to another

Alternative definition of the noun conveyance

noun

  1. An act or instance of conveying.
  2. A means of transporting, especially a vehicle.
  3. [legal] An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another.

Animal

Conveyance is an Horse.

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"Conveyance" is a musical album of Earth Stood Still.

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Phrases with Conveyance

  1. conveyance of title
  2. deed of conveyance

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Conveyance

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Google previewFlorida Real Estate License Exam Prep (2015)

All-in-One Review and Testing To Pass Florida's Real Estate Exam by Stephen Mettling, David Cusic, Ryan Mettling, Jane Somers

If the transferor is a government entity and the recipient is a private party, the conveyance is a public grant. If the transferor is ...

Google previewReal Estate License Exam Prep (2015)

All-in-One Review and Testing to Pass the National Portion of the Real Estate Exam by Stephen Mettling, David Cusic, Ryan Mettling

If the transferor is a government entity and the recipient is a private party, the conveyance is a public grant. If the transferor is ...

Google previewEvaluation of Best Management Practices for Highway Runoff Control (2006)

Conveyance is the transport of surface runoff and includes the entire flow path from where a raindrop...

Google previewArizona Real Estate License Exam Prep (2016)

by Stephen Mettling, David Cusic, Ryan Mettling, Kurt Wildermuth

If the transferor is a government entity and the recipient is a private party, the conveyance is a public grant. If the transferor is ...

Google previewIllinois Real Estate License Exam Prep (2015)

All-in-One Review and Testing To Pass Illinois' AMP Real Estate Exam by Stephen Mettling, David Cusic, Ryan Mettling

If the transferor is a government entity and the recipient is a private party, the conveyance is a public grant. If the transferor is ...

Google previewIndiana Real Estate License Exam Prep (2017)

All-in-One Review and Testing to Pass Indiana's Pearson Vue Real Estate Exam by Stephen Mettling, David Cusic, Ryan Mettling, Jane Somers

If the transferor is a government entity and the recipient is a private party, the conveyance is a public grant. If the transferor is ...

Google previewTextbook on Pleadings, Drafting & Conveyancing

by Dr. A.B. Kafaltiya

Introduction The term conveyance means to transfer, limit or extinguish a proprietary right, title, estate or interest by one person to the other or to himself. Section 5 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 does not require that the person who ...

Google previewTravels on the Continent (1820)

Written for the Use and Particular Information of Travellers by Mariana Starke

Light carriages may go, with perfect ease and safety, so far as Ma- jano, which is two-thirds of the way: but thence, to the Francescan Convent, at Fiesole, the best conveyance is a traineau ; which the Peasants at Majano can always furnish.

Google previewFraudulent Conveyances (2000)

A Treatise Upon Conveyances Made by Debtors to Defraud Creditors by Orlando F. Bump

A voluntary conveyance is a transfer without any valuable consideration. In determining whether a transfer is voluntary, the adequacy of the consideration does not enter into the question. The character of purchase or voluntary 1 Twyne's Case ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Conveyance is the better noun corresponding to the verb to convey; ✳conveyal is a needless variant. conveyance, vb. See convey (a). conveyancer. See conveyor (b). conveyancing, a term more common in BrE than in AmE ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary: Judicial dictionary (1903)

by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke

in giving judgment, said, — “ There is no magic in the word ' Conveyance.' It means an Instrument conveying from one person to another person an interest in land. By a FURTHER CHARGE an interest is conveyed ...

Google previewDictionary of Banking (1921)

A Concise Encyclopaedia of Banking Law and Practice by William Thomson, Lloyd Christian

property, shall not be charged with 1 duty under this Section, and this sub-section shall have effect notwithstanding that the circumstances exempting the conveyance or transfer from charge under this Section are not set forth in the conveyance ...

Google previewA Concise Legal Dictionary

by Charles Erehart Chadman

Conveyance. The act of transferring an estate by instrument in writing. A deed which passes land from one person to another. A vehicle of transportation. Conveyance, absolute. One which is complete and leaves nothing to be done.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment (2011)

History, Policy, and Politics by Matthew J. Lindstrom

The conveyance of any such island may be made without survey: Provided, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Law of Elections (1826)

by Professional gentleman

CONVEYANCE continued. but conveyance not executed until after. Sellers vote bad. 2 Lud. 427. CONVEYANCE. 1. Produced to a person of the same name and description as the voter. Committee refused to receive evidence that this was not ...

Google previewA dictionary of the law of elections; with an appendix, by a professional gentleman (1826)

by Dictionary

CONVEYANCE continued. but conveyance not executed until after. Sellers vote bad. 2 Lud. 427. CONVEYANCE. 1. Produced to a person of the same name and description as the voter. Committee refused to receive evidence that this was not ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Law of Elections, with the Practice from the Issuing of the Writ to the Final Decision of the Honourable House (1826)

Comprising All the Cases Decided, with Correct References to the Statutes and Authorities : Extracted from the Journals of the House of Commons, the Law Reports, and the Numerous Treatises on Election Laws : with an Appendix Containing the Names of All the Boroughs, - when They First Returned Members - Their Returning Officers - the Various Rights of Voting Therein, &c. : the Whole Alphabetically Arranged & Carefully Digested

CONVEYANCE continued. but conveyance not executed until after. Sellers vote bad. 2 Lud. 427. CONVEYANCE. 1. Produced to a person of the same name and description as the voter. Committee refused to receive evidence that this was not ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

It cometh herein to pass with men, unadvisedly fallen into error, as with them whose state hath no ground to uphold it, but only the help which, by subtile conveyance, they draw out of casual events, arising from cay to day, till at length they be ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1792)

Intended for General Use as Well as for Gentlemen of the Profession by Richard Burn

Every voluntary conveyance is not fraudulent, but prima facie it is prclumed to be so against purchasers, unless the contrary be made appear. Chu. Ca. too. But if a man makes a voluntary conveyance in consideration of natural affection, and is ...

Google previewPhilippine Law Dictionary

The "conveyance" in Sec. 119 of the Public Land Act (Com. Act 141) refers to voluntary and involuntary conveyances, for the law does not distinguish between the two kinds of conveyances . The reason for allowing redemption within five years ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Matrimonial Clauses (2015)

by Raoul Lionel Felder

Marital Home; Conveyance of Interest to Spouse Clause 1 —Husband conveys all right in marital home to Wife Clause 2— Wife to execute bargain and sale deed on marital property in favor of Husband; deed to be held in escrow for stated ...

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One doesn't have to get anywhere in a marriage. It's not a public conveyance. (Iris Murdoch)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1V4E1Y4A1N1C3E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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