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    carry - Dictionary definition and meaning for word carry

    Definition
    (noun) the act of carrying something Definition
    (verb) move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    Synonyms : transport
    Example Sentence
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river
    Definition
    (verb) have with oneself; have on one's person
    Synonyms : pack , take
    Example Sentence
    • She always takes an umbrella
    • I always carry money
    • She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains
    Definition
    (verb) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    Synonyms : channel , conduct , convey , impart , transmit
    Example Sentence
    • Sound carries well over water
    • The airwaves carry the sound
    • Many metals conduct heat
    Definition
    (verb) serve as a means for expressing something
    Synonyms : convey , express
    Example Sentence
    • The painting of Mary carries motherly love
    • His voice carried a lot of anger
    Definition
    (verb) bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
    Example Sentence
    • His efforts carried the entire project
    • How many credits is this student carrying?
    • We carry a very large mortgage
    Definition
    (verb) support or hold in a certain manner
    Synonyms : bear , hold
    Example Sentence
    • She holds her head high
    • He carried himself upright
    Definition
    (verb) contain or hold; have within
    Synonyms : bear , contain , hold
    Example Sentence
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water
    Definition
    (verb) extend to a certain degree
    Example Sentence
    • carry too far
    • She carries her ideas to the extreme
    Definition
    (verb) continue or extend
    Synonyms : extend
    Example Sentence
    • The civil war carried into the neighboring province
    • The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces
    Definition
    (verb) be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
    Example Sentence
    • This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison
    Definition
    (verb) win in an election
    Example Sentence
    • The senator carried his home state
    Definition
    (verb) include, as on a list
    Example Sentence
    • How many people are carried on the payroll?
    Definition
    (verb) behave in a certain manner
    Synonyms : acquit , bear , behave , comport , conduct , deport
    Example Sentence
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
    Definition
    (verb) have on hand
    Synonyms : stock , stockpile
    Example Sentence
    • Do you carry kerosene heaters?
    Definition
    (verb) include as the content; broadcast or publicize
    Synonyms : run
    Example Sentence
    • We ran the ad three times
    • This paper carries a restaurant review
    • All major networks carried the press conference
    Definition
    (verb) propel,
    Synonyms : dribble
    Example Sentence
    • Carry the ball
    • dribble the ball
    Definition
    (verb) pass on a communication
    Example Sentence
    • The news was carried to every village in the province
    Definition
    (verb) have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
    Example Sentence
    • This new washer carries a two year guarantee
    • The loan carries a high interest rate
    • this undertaking carries many dangers
    • She carries her mother's genes
    • These bonds carry warrants
    • The restaurant carries an unusual name
    Definition
    (verb) be conveyed over a certain distance
    Example Sentence
    • Her voice carries very well in this big opera house
    Definition
    (verb) keep up with financial support
    Example Sentence
    • The Federal Government carried the province for many years
    Definition
    (verb) have or possess something abstract
    Example Sentence
    • I carry her image in my mind's eye
    • I will carry the secret to my grave
    • I carry these thoughts in the back of my head
    • I carry a lot of life insurance
    Definition
    (verb) be equipped with (a mast or sail)
    Example Sentence
    • This boat can only carry a small sail
    Definition
    (verb) win approval or support for
    Synonyms : persuade , sway
    Example Sentence
    • Carry all before one
    • His speech did not sway the voters
    Definition
    (verb) compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
    Example Sentence
    • I resent having to carry her all the time
    Definition
    (verb) take further or advance
    Example Sentence
    • carry a cause
    Definition
    (verb) have on the surface or on the skin
    Example Sentence
    • carry scars
    Definition
    (verb) capture after a fight
    Example Sentence
    • The troops carried the town after a brief fight
    Definition
    (verb) transfer (entries) from one account book to another
    Synonyms : post
    Definition
    (verb) transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
    Example Sentence
    • put down 5 and carry 2
    Definition
    (verb) pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
    Example Sentence
    • the dog was taught to fetch and carry
    Definition
    (verb) bear (a crop)
    Example Sentence
    • this land does not carry olives
    Definition
    (verb) propel or give impetus to
    Example Sentence
    • The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence
    Definition
    (verb) drink alcohol without showing ill effects
    Synonyms : hold
    Example Sentence
    • He can hold his liquor
    • he had drunk more than he could carry
    Definition
    (verb) be able to feed
    Example Sentence
    • This land will carry ten cows to the acre
    Definition
    (verb) have a certain range
    Example Sentence
    • This rifle carries for 3,000 feet
    Definition
    (verb) cover a certain distance or advance beyond
    Example Sentence
    • The drive carried to the green
    Definition
    (verb) secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
    Example Sentence
    • The motion carried easily
    Definition
    (verb) be successful in
    Example Sentence
    • She lost the game but carried the match
    Definition
    (verb) sing or play against other voices or parts
    Example Sentence
    • He cannot carry a tune
    Definition
    (verb) be pregnant with
    Example Sentence
    • She is bearing his child
    • The are expecting another child in January
    • I am carrying his child
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