Associations to the word «Convoy»


CONVOY, noun. (nautical) One or more merchant ships sailing in company to the same general destination under the protection of naval vessels.
CONVOY, noun. A group of vehicles travelling together for safety, especially one with an escort.
CONVOY, verb. (transitive) To escort a group of vehicles, and provide protection.
CONVOY, proper noun. A village in Ireland.
CONVOY, proper noun. A village in Ohio.

Dictionary definition

CONVOY, noun. A procession of land vehicles traveling together.
CONVOY, noun. A collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships.
CONVOY, noun. The act of escorting while in transit.
CONVOY, verb. Escort in transit; "the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone"; "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy