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Conveyance meaning

conveyance - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.
  2. 2. The instrument or means of carrying or transporting anything from place to place; the vehicle in which, or means by which, anything is carried from one place to another; as, stagecoaches, omnibuses, etc., are conveyances; a canal or aqueduct is a conveyance for water.
  3. 3. The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission.
  4. 4. The act by which the title to property, esp. real estate, is transferred; transfer of ownership; an instrument in writing ( as a deed or mortgage), by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.
  5. 5. Dishonest management, or artifice.
  6. 6. Act of conveying; thing that conveys; writing that transfers property.

conveyance - examples of usage

  1. Until within a few years we had no railway conveyance, and the cattle all came by road. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
  2. Their conveyance was a cart. - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.
  3. Mr. Kennedy returned in the afternoon, having duly provided for Piper's conveyance by the mounted police to Bathurst, and brought back a good bull- dog, and also some useful information respecting the various water- courses, and the river Macquarie, which he had gathered from the natives about the stations along the banks of that river. - "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales", Thomas Mitchell.
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