- (British) IPA: /ˈkɒn.vɔɪ/
convoy (plural convoys)
- (nautical) One or more merchant ships sailing in company to the same general destination under the protection of naval vessels.
- A group of vehicles travelling together for safety, especially one with an escort.
- The act of convoying; protection.
- French: convoi
- German: Konvoi, Geleitzug
- Italian: convoglio
- Portuguese: comboio
- Russian: конво́й
- Spanish: caravana
convoy (convoys, present participle convoying; past and past participle convoyed)
- (transitive) To escort a group of vehicles, and provide protection.
- A frigate convoys a merchantman.
- I know ye skilful to convoy / The total freight of hope and joy.
- A village in Ireland.
- A village in Ohio.