CONVEY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONVEY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
convey
 v.  carry from one place to another; bear or transport
Classic Sentence: (152 in 11 pages)
1  The name of Ivanhoe was no sooner pronounced than it flew from mouth to mouth, with all the celerity with which eagerness could convey and curiosity receive it.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  He ordered, however, Oswald to keep an eye upon him; and directed that officer, with two of his serfs, to convey Ivanhoe to Ashby as soon as the crowd had dispersed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  We shall do better," said he, "to leave them two of our attendants and two horses to convey them back to the next village.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  Mr. Crawford suggested the greater desirableness of some carriage which might convey more than two.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  To her, the handwriting itself, independent of anything it may convey, is a blessedness.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  Fanny had indeed nothing to convey from aunt Norris, but a message to say she hoped that her god-daughter was a good girl, and learnt her book.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  She only consulted Lady Russell, who entered thoroughly into her sentiments, and was most happy to convey her as near to Mrs Smith's lodgings in Westgate Buildings, as Anne chose to be taken.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
8  Sir Henry Russell's widow, indeed, has no honours to distinguish her arms, but still it is a handsome equipage, and no doubt is well known to convey a Miss Elliot.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  Anne did not receive the perfect conviction which the Admiral meant to convey, but it would have been useless to press the enquiry farther.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 18
10  But it was really one of those faces which convey less the idea of so many years as its age than of so much experience as its store.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
11  That was all which I intended to convey.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
12  The object of those who invented the system has apparently been to conceal that these characters convey a message, and to give the idea that they are the mere random sketches of children.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
13  There is a cab coming to convey you to Norwich, Mr. Slaney.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
14  I am afraid I cannot convey the peculiar sensations of time travelling.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In III
15  I don't know how to convey their expression to you.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
Example Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  I have tried to convey something of the flavour of the argument.
2  She did not wish to convey that they were all at fault.
3  Colours like red convey a sense of energy and strength.
4  Pipes convey hot water from the boiler to the radiators.
5  I can't convey myself in words.
6  We would like to take this opportunity to convey our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.
7  It is difficult to convey the gist of Reich's ideas simply.
8  He tried desperately to convey how urgent the situation was.
9  It is difficult to convey the sheer complexity of the situation.
10  Please convey them on the tray to the buffet.
11  The point I tried to convey is that users should have a choice - freedom to decide how and where their data resides and is used.
12  However, ornamental and architectural forms frequently do convey a meaning, which we term symbolism in art.
13  Japan's 15th-century aristocrats and other elites adopted the esoteric practice, holding tea parties during which they would also display rare Chinese objects to convey power and wealth.
14  Hiddleston is too amiable to convey the full contemptuous hauteur of the great commander who cannot speak of the common people without complaining about their breath.
15  Previews can't convey the impressive sense of authenticity and verisimilitude that director CuarĂ³n brings to the big screen.