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convey
used in Gulliver's Travels

2 meanings, 14 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
convey her thoughts
Definition
communicate or express
  • He is usually governed by a decayed wench, or favourite footman, who are the tunnels through which all graces are conveyed, and may properly be called, in the last resort, the governors of the kingdom.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (46% in)
conveyed = communicated or expressed
There are no more uses of "convey" flagged with this meaning in Gulliver's Travels.

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2  —13 uses as in:
convey her safely to
Definition
transport
  • I was conveyed to his own house; and at my earnest request he led me up to the highest room backwards.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (89% in)
conveyed = transported
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • ...towards the capital city, about half a mile distant; whither it was agreed by his majesty in council that I must be conveyed.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (10% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • On each side of the gate was a small window, not above six inches from the ground: into that on the left side, the king's smith conveyed fourscore and eleven chains, like those that hang to a lady's watch in Europe, and almost as large, which were locked to my left leg with six-and-thirty padlocks.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (15% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • My scimitar, pistols, and pouch, were conveyed in carriages to his majesty's stores; but the rest of my goods were returned me.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (31% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • The declivity of the upper surface, from the circumference to the centre, is the natural cause why all the dews and rains, which fall upon the island, are conveyed in small rivulets toward the middle, where they are emptied into four large basins, each of about half a mile in circuit, and two hundred yards distant from the centre.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (23% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • By this oblique motion, the island is conveyed to different parts of the monarch's dominions.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (25% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • And thus, by changing the situation of the stone, as often as there is occasion, the island is made to rise and fall by turns in an oblique direction, and by those alternate risings and fallings (the obliquity being not considerable) is conveyed from one part of the dominions to the other.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (26% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • The author leaves Laputa; is conveyed to Balnibarbi; arrives at the metropolis.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (30% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • ...that about seven years ago, a club of those projectors came to him with proposals to destroy this mill, and build another on the side of that mountain, on the long ridge whereof a long canal must be cut, for a repository of water, to be conveyed up by pipes and engines to supply the mill, because the wind and air upon a height agitated the water, and thereby made it fitter for motion, and because the water, descending down a declivity, would turn the mill with half the current of...
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (39% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • He had a large pair of bellows, with a long slender muzzle of ivory: this he conveyed eight inches up the anus, and drawing in the wind, he affirmed he could make the guts as lank as a dried bladder.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (44% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • I returned my thanks, by the interpreter, for so unusual a favour; and some troops being at that time on their march to Nangasac, the commanding officer had orders to convey me safe thither, with particular instructions about the business of the crucifix.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (98% in)
  • convey = transport
  • They forced me into the longboat, letting me put on my best suit of clothes, which were as good as new, and take a small bundle of linen, but no arms, except my hanger; and they were so civil as not to search my pockets, into which I conveyed what money I had, with some other little necessaries.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (2% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • ...he ordered a servant privately to convey the stones into the same hole, and hide them as before; which, when his Yahoo had found, he presently recovered his spirits and good humour, but took good care to remove them to a better hiding place, and...
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (52% in)
convey = transport
There are no more uses of "convey" flagged with this meaning in Gulliver's Travels.

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