Convey and Say


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Convey verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Say is a synonym for convey in express topic. In some cases you can use "Say" instead a verb "Convey", when it comes to topics like words.
Nearby Words: conveyance, conveying, conveyor, conveyer
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Say verb – Communicate or express nonverbally.
Usage example: Did his face say anything about how he felt?

Convey is a synonym for say in express topic. You can use "Convey" instead a verb "Say", if it concerns topics such as words, suggest, make declaration.
Nearby Word: saying
Synonyms for Say

Common collocations

character convey character say character
people convey people say people
way convey way say way
world convey world say world
Other nouns: words, message.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Call Knows Where You Live Unusually, the book of Jeremiah explicitly has sections where Jeremiah is speaking for himself, where he condemns the things God is forcing him to say and the message God is making him convey.
  • Some say it was supposed to convey a message of two-faced jerks coming out on top and the underdog being left out in the cold.
  • One-Hit Wonder So many lovely melodies… So many messages to convey… But they don't care about any of these… Play that one damn song is what they all say.
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