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"Convey" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "transportar", and "transport" is a noun which is often translated as "el transporte". Learn more about the difference between "convey" and "transport" below.
convey(
kuhn
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to transport)
a. transportar
How are you going to convey all this livestock to the other side of the river?¿Cómo van a transportar todo ese ganado hasta el otro lado del río?
Sam's in charge of finding a way to convey the products from one place to another.Sam está a cargo de encontrar la manera de transportar los productos de un lugar a otro.
b. llevar
The device conveys sound through bone and assists the hard of hearing.El dispositivo lleva el sonido a través del hueso y ayuda a personas con problemas de audición.
c. transmitir
They're developing a superconductor that will convey electrical current with almost no resistance.Están desarrollando un superconductor que transmitirá corriente eléctrica sin prácticamente resistencia.
d. conducir
The ferry conveys passengers from one side of the river to the other.El transbordador conduce a los pasajeros de un lado del río al otro.
2. (to communicate)
a. expresar
This passage conveys meaning on several different levels of understanding.Este pasaje expresa el significado en diversos niveles de comprensión.
b. comunicar
The next time you see your brother, please convey my gratitude.La próxima vez que veas a tu hermano, hazme el favor de comunicarle mi gratitud.
c. transmitir
Kevin is incapable of effectively conveying the group's opinion.Kevin es incapaz de transmitir eficazmente la opinión del grupo.
3. (legal)
a. traspasar
With the signing of this contract, the seller conveys the business to the buyer.Con la firma de este contrato, el vendedor traspasa el negocio al comprador.
b. transferir
The document established that the property was conveyed to him.El documento estableció que la propiedad le era transferida.
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transport
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transportation)
a. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are laws that regulate the transport of nuclear waste.Existen leyes que regulan el transporte de los residuos nucleares.
2. (means of transport) (United Kingdom)
a. el vehículo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you have transport or do you want a ride?¿Tienes vehículo o quieres que te lleve?
b. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The public transport in this city is very efficient.El transporte público en esta ciudad es muy eficaz.
3. (military)
a. el buque de transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(ship)
The tanks were loaded onto the transport.Cargaron los tanques en el buque de transporte.
b. el avión de transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(plane)
Transports carried food and supplies for the flood victims.Los aviones de transporte llevaron alimentos y provisiones a las víctimas de las inundaciones.
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(after the preposition "in"; strong emotion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The audience was in transports of delight at her brilliant playing.El público quedó extasiado ante su brillante actuación.
The dead child's mother was in a transport of grief.La madre del niño muerto estaba enloquecida de pena.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to convey)
a. transportar
A cable car transports visitors to the top of the mountain.Un teleférico transporta a los visitantes a la cima de la montaña.
6.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to send to a penal colony)
a. deportar
The Crown transported many convicts to the New World in the 16th century.La Corona deportaba a muchos condenados al Nuevo Mundo en el siglo XVI.
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