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

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Nathaniel Hawthorne