• Convoyed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Convoy

• Convoy Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A vessel or fleet, or a train or trains of wagons, employed in the transportation of munitions of war, money, subsistence, clothing, etc., and having an armed escort.
  2. (n.) A drag or brake applied to the wheels of a carriage, to check their velocity in going down a hill.
  3. (n.) Conveyance; means of transportation.
  4. (v. t.) To accompany for protection, either by sea or land; to attend for protection; to escort; as, a frigate convoys a merchantman.
  5. (n.) A protection force accompanying ships, etc., on their way from place to place, by sea or land; an escort, for protection or guidance.
  6. (n.) The act of attending for defense; the state of being so attended; protection; escort.