Convey vs Snort - What's the difference?

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Convey is a related term of snort.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between convey and snort

is that convey is (obsolete) to carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve while snort is (obsolete) to snore.

As verbs the difference between convey and snort

is that convey is to transport; to carry; to take from one place to another while snort is to make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.

As a noun snort is

the sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.

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

    snort

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sound made by exhaling or inhaling roughly through the nose.
  • (slang) A dose of a drug to be snorted. Here, "drug" includes snuff (i.e., pulverized tobacco). A snort also may be a drink of whiskey, as "Let's have a snort".
  • (slang) An alcoholic drink.
  • * 1951 , Indiana Historical Society Publications (volumes 16-17, page 157)
  • Everybody tipped up the jug and took a snort of whisky and followed it with a gourd of cool water. We thought a snort of whisky now and then braced us up some and put a little more lift in us.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make a snort; to exhale roughly through the nose.
  • She snorted with laughter.
  • (slang) To inhale (usually a drug) through the nose.
  • to snort cocaine
  • (obsolete) To snore.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The snorting citizens.