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convey

verb [T] uk   /kənˈveɪ/ us  

convey verb [T] (COMMUNICATE)

C1 to express a thought, feeling, or idea so that it is understood by other people: His poetry conveys a great sense of religious devotion. If you see James, do convey my apologies (to him). [+ question word] I tried to convey in my speech how grateful we all were for his help. You don't want to convey the impression that we're not interested.
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convey verb [T] (TAKE)

formal to take or carry someone or something to a particular place: The goods are usually conveyed by sea. Could you convey a message to Mr Merrick for me, please?
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