mean vs convey

convey vs mean

mean is a noun but convey is not a noun.

mean is an adjective but convey is not an adjective.

mean and convey both are verbs.

As verbs, convey is a hypernym of mean; that is, convey is a word with a broader meaning than mean:
  • mean: mean or intend to express or convey
  • convey: (of information) make known; pass on
mean (noun) convey (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) convey (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) convey (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey (of information) make known; pass on
have as a logical consequence serve as a means for expressing something
denote or connote transfer to another
have in mind as a purpose transmit a title or property
have a specified degree of importance transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
intend to refer to take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
destine or designate for a certain purpose go or come after and bring or take back
Difference between mean and convey

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