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Conveyance

Con`vey´ance   Pronunciation: kǒn`vā´ans
n.1.The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.
The long journey was to be performed on horseback, - the only sure mode of conveyance.
- Prescott.
Following the river downward, there is conveyance into the countries named in the text.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
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.The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission.
Tradition is no infallible way of conveyance.
- Stillingfleet.
4.(Law) 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.Dishonest management, or artifice.
Noun1.conveyance - document effecting a property transfer
2.conveyance - the transmission of information
3.conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
Synonyms: transport
4.conveyance - act of transferring property title from one person to another
5.conveyance - the act of transporting something from one location to another

CONVEYANCE, contracts. The transfer of the title to land by one or more persons to another or others. By the term persons is here understood not only natural persons but corporations. The instrument which conveys the property is also called a conveyance. For the several kinds of conveyances see Deed. Vide, generally, Roberts on Fraud. Conv. passim; 16 Vin. Ab. 138; Com. Dig. Chancery, 2 T 1; 3 M 2; 4 S 2; Id. Discontinuance, C 3, 4, 5; Id. Guaranty, D; Id. Pleader, C 37; Id. Poiar, C 5; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t. The whole of a conveyance, when it consists of different parts or instruments, must be taken together, and the several parts of it relate back to the principal part; 4 Burr. Rep. 1962; as a fine; 2 Burr. R. 704; or a recovery; 2 Burr. Rep. 135. 2. When there is no express agreement to the contrary, the expense of the conveyance falls upon the purchaser; 2 Ves. Jr. 155, note; who must prepare and tender the conveyance but see contra, 2 Rand. 20. The expense of the execution of the conveyance is, on the contrary, always borne by the vendor. Sugd. Vend. 296; contra, 2 Rand. 20; 2 McLean, 495. Vide 5 Mass. R. 472; 3 Mass. 487; Eunom. Dial. 2, 12; Voluntary Conveyance.

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