Convey vs Fulfill - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between convey and fulfill

is that convey is to transport; to carry; to take from one place to another while fulfill is (archaic) to fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.

convey

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Convey me to my bed, then to my grave.
    Air conveys''' sound; words '''convey ideas.
  • To communicate; to make known; to portray.
  • to convey''' an impression; to '''convey information
  • * John Locke
  • Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound, but convey not thereby their thoughts.
  • (legal) To transfer legal rights (to).
  • He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.
  • * Spenser
  • The Earl of Desmond secretly conveyed all his lands to feoffees in trust.
  • (obsolete) To manage with privacy; to carry out.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I will convey the business as I shall find means.
  • (obsolete) To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
  • Synonyms

    * (to convey a message) send, relay

    Derived terms

    * conveyable * conveyance * conveyee * conveyer * conveyor

    fulfill

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (UK)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.
  • To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.).
  • To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.
  • To obey, follow, comply with (a rule, requirement etc.).
  • Derived terms

    * fulfilled * fulfilling * fulfillable * fulfillment