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Definition 1: the act of escorting while in transit - [noun denoting act]

(convoy is a kind of ...) the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

Definition 2: a procession of land vehicles traveling together - [noun denoting group]

(convoy is a kind of ...) the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation

"processions were forbidden"

Definition 3: a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships - [noun denoting group]

(convoy is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Definition 4: escort in transit - [verb of motion]

Samples where convoy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone
  • the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific

(convoy is a kind of ...) accompany as an escort

"She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"

(convoy implies ...) shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage

"Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"

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