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Definition of "conveyance" []

  • The act of conveying. (noun)
  • A means of conveying, especially a vehicle for transportation. (noun)
  • Law Transfer of title to property from one person to another. (noun)
  • Law The document by which a property transfer is effected. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conveyance" in a sentence
  • "The issue of clear title conveyance is much more than a question of purchasing land under a trust in the restricted zone."
  • "After the city tried to stymie metal thieves by banning the use of shopping carts (the main conveyance for scrap) off store premises, scavengers just switched to baby carriages, some stolen from porches."
  • "Note 13: CPR, 1547, p. 148 (Oct. 7th); for other grants that employed the tripartite indenture regarding property in conveyance when Henry VIII died, see CPR, 1547, pp. 4; 13; 23; 39; 116; 151; 157; 161; 178; 179; 239; 241 back"