conveying


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Synonyms for conveying

act of transferring property title from one person to another

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He will deal with the various vibrations of nerves and wires and wireless air, that are necessary in conveying thought between two separated minds.
He then begged the bachelor, if he were a poet, to do him the favour of composing some verses for him conveying the farewell he meant to take of his lady Dulcinea del Toboso, and to see that a letter of her name was placed at the beginning of each line, so that, at the end of the verses, "Dulcinea del Toboso" might be read by putting together the first letters.
Let us suppose that by the laws of this State a married woman was incapable of conveying her estate, and that the legislature, considering this as an evil, should enact that she might dispose of her property by deed executed in the presence of a magistrate.
Is it that there is something in the essence of the thing itself, or that it is a medium, a tangible help, in conveying memories of sympathy and comfort?
I had some considerable difficulty in conveying my meaning.
His words were brief and expressive, conveying all that was meant, and no more; no embellishments, no embroidery, no arabesques.
The prisoner glanced at the windows -- they were grated; he had changed his prison for another that was conveying him he knew not whither.
Elizabeth noticed every sentence conveying the idea of uneasiness, with an attention which it had hardly received on the first perusal.
He had asked for crawfish for his breakfast on the following morning; he intended to pass the day in making a small gallows and hang one of the finest of these fish in the middle of his room -- the red color evidently conveying an allusion to the cardinal -- so that he might have the pleasure of hanging Mazarin in effigy without being accused of having hung anything more significant than a crawfish.
A whisper, communicated from those who stood nearest the windows, now spread through the church; a hearse, with a train of several coaches, was creeping along the street, conveying some dead man to the churchyard, while the bride awaited a living one at the altar.
Some said that Doctor Boylston had contrived a method for conveying the gout, rheumatism, sick- headache, asthma, and all other diseases from one person to another, and diffusing them through the whole community.
ejaculated the Lord de Vere, rather to himself than his companions, the best of whom he held utterly unworthy of his intercourse- 'to think that a fellow in a tattered cloak should talk of conveying the Great Carbuncle to a garret in Grub Street
I imagine a raft of some sort could always be contrived; and, even if it saved no one, it would float on and be picked up, perhaps conveying some hint of the vanished name.
You have seen people eating cherry-tart, and every now and then cautiously conveying a cherry-stone from their lips to their plates?
The boat was then made fast, and the man, returning on board, assisted his comrades in conveying something heavy on shore.