from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To convey to a former owner or place.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To convey back or to its former place: as, to reconvey goods.
  • To transfer back to a former owner: as, to reconvey an estate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To convey back or to the former place.
  • transitive verb To transfer back to a former owner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To convey again, or back to a former place or owner.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

re- +‎ convey


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  • One lawyer suggested the co-op "reconvey" the share back to my name, but their bylaws require that whoever is on the deed live there.

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  • Of course they ignore the RELEASE section of the Deed of Trust which says that once PAID IN FULL they must then reconvey the property to the Borrower and release the lien.

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  • They said Mr. Burns would largely listen and reconvey Washington's insistence that Tehran freeze its uranium-enrichment work in exchange for more-direct talks with the U.S.

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  • Either at Calais or at Paris, you will always find a travelling coach or berline, which you may buy for thirty or forty guineas, and this will serve very well to reconvey you to your own country.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • Should the first parties so elect to retain said dwelling house then the second parties agree to reconvey said dwelling house and lot for a consideration of Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars, which amount shall be credited upon the deferred purchase money notes above described

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  • Whenever said Directors shall determine that it is inexpedient to maintain preaching, reading or speaking in said church in accordance with the terms of this deed, they are authorized and required to reconvey forthwith said lot of land with the building thereon to Mary

    Manual of the Mother Church The First Church of Christ Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

  • In all else she was now so far on the way to reconvey that. on her best and brightest days, she sometimes looked and spoke like the Laura of old times.

    The Woman in White

  • When the right time comes, I shall first carefully settle with your husband's executors; and I shall then reconvey the money to you, securing it properly (in case you ever marry again) in your own possession.


  • By ten o'clock however we were abreast of High Bluff Point and, as there appeared to be little chance of our having even a gentle breeze for some time, I determined to land with a party at the Point, and to walk from thence to Hanover Bay, where on our arrival we could make a signal to the vessel for a boat to reconvey us on board.

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  • Without, the carriage was ready to reconvey them to the new palace.

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