HyperDic: convoy

English > 4 senses of the word convoy:
NOUNgroupconvoya procession of land vehicles traveling together
groupconvoya collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
actconvoythe act of escorting while in transit
VERBmotionconvoyescort in transit
convoy > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nvoy.
Rhymesenvoy ... savoy / Savoy: 3 rhymes with voy...
English > convoy: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA procession of land vehicles traveling together.
BroaderprocessionThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
Spanishconvoy
Catalancomboi
Verbsconvoyescort in transit
English > convoy: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships.
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishconvoy
Verbsconvoyescort in transit
English > convoy: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of escorting while in transit.
Broaderescort, accompanimentThe act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
Spanishconvoy
Catalancomboi
Verbsconvoyescort in transit
English > convoy: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningescort in transit.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Examples
  • "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"
  • "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"
Entailsprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
BroaderescortAccompany as an escort
Spanishconvoyar
Nounsconvoythe act of escorting while in transit
convoya procession of land vehicles traveling together
convoya collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships

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