Convey and Relate


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Convey verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Relate is a synonym for convey in communicate topic. In some cases you can use "Relate" instead a verb "Convey", when it comes to topics like tell, express message.
Nearby Words: conveyance, conveying, conveyor, conveyer
Synonyms for Convey


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Relate verb – To form a close personal relationship.
Convey is a synonym for relate in communicate topic. Sometimes you can use "Convey" instead a verb "Relate", if it concerns topics such as portray.
Synonyms for Relate

Common collocations

people convey people relate people
point convey point relate point
way convey way relate way
story convey story relate story
Other nouns: theme, words, meaning, news, message, disappointment, themes.

Both words in one sentence

  • The director explained this as a way to help the audience relate and convey the people felt the same way about their music and dancing that modern people do.
  • May also relate to Cannot Tell a Lie or Will Not Tell a Lie, when the wording is very deliberately selected to convey a false impression without technically being a lie in the traditional sense.
  • Video Game / Persona 2 Japanese tradition mentions the existence of kotodama (言霊) a concept in which words have impact on reality; by repeating often words such as "crisis" and "depression", for instance, one becomes a target for the feelings those words convey; relate this to the rumor-based alterations to reality.
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