Definition of Conveyance

1. Noun. Document effecting a property transfer.

Generic synonyms: Instrument, Legal Document, Legal Instrument, Official Document
Specialized synonyms: Quitclaim, Quitclaim Deed
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Conveyancer

2. Noun. The transmission of information.
Exact synonyms: Impartation, Imparting
Generic synonyms: Transmission
Specialized synonyms: Giving
Derivative terms: Convey, Impart, Impart

3. Noun. Something that serves as a means of transportation.

4. Noun. Act of transferring property title from one person to another.
Exact synonyms: Conveyance Of Title, Conveyancing, Conveying
Generic synonyms: Transfer, Transference
Specialized synonyms: Delivery, Legal Transfer, Livery
Derivative terms: Convey, Conveyancer, Convey

5. Noun. The act of moving something from one location to another.

Definition of Conveyance

1. n. The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.

Definition of Conveyance

1. Noun. An act or instance of conveying. ¹

2. Noun. A means of transporting, especially a vehicle. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) An instrument transferring title of an object from one person or group of persons to another. ¹

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Definition of Conveyance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conveyance

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conveyance (current term)
conveyance of title
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Literary usage of Conveyance

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1. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen (1894)
"(y) Thirdly, the nature of the conveyance or alienation should be stated according to its ... In pleading a conveyance for life, with livery of seisin, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"But where the conveyance did not transfer the real Interest of the grantors, ... Where a conveyance Is made by persons who cannot be parties to a suit, ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"[1,2] Plaintiff claims that he is a prior creditor in relation to the conveyance of the lot. If it were so, his debt should have a better priority than that ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1875)
"257 ;) and though lord Holt and lord Hardwicke seem to be of opin.on that these words in a common-law conveyance are not sufficient to create a tenancy in ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1906)
"He could do with the land that which he saw fit,—sell or give it away; and, if he voluntarily conveyed it, he could not thereafter repudiate the conveyance. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"Hussey, Precedents in Chancery, 14, in the beginning of King William's reign, in the case of a conveyance, where the fraud, if any, was only from its being ..."

7. The Law of Real Property and Other Interests in Land by Herbert Thorndike Tiffany (1920)
"fact that the original conveyance contains recitals showing the non payment ... That is, a recital in any conveyance in the chain of title showing the non ..."

8. Around the world in eighty days, tr. by G.M. Towle by Jules Verne (1874)
"IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG SECURES A CURIOUS MEANS OF conveyance AT A FABULOUS PRICE. THE train had started punctually. Among the passengers were a number of ..."

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