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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
carry (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to move while supporting - transport her legs refused to carry her further Ellen Glasgow
2.
to convey by direct communication - carry tales about a friend
3.
chiefly dialect - conduct escort
4.
to influence by mental or emotional appeal - sway
5.
to get possession or control of - capture carried off the prize
6.
to transfer from one place (as a column) to another - carry a number in adding
7.
to contain and direct the course of - the drain carries sewage
8.
a) to wear or have on one's person
b) to bear upon or within one - is carrying an unborn child
9.
a) to have or bear especially as a mark, attribute, or property - carry a scar
b) - imply involve the crime carried a heavy penalty
10.
to hold or comport (as one's person) in a specified manner
11.
to sustain the weight or burden of - pillars carry an arch is carrying a full course load
12.
to bear as a crop
13.
to sing with reasonable correctness of pitch - carry a tune
14.
a) to keep in stock for sale
b) to provide sustenance for - land carrying 10 head of cattle
c) to have or maintain on a list or record - carry a person on a payroll carried six guards on the team
15.
to be chiefly or solely responsible for the success, effectiveness, or continuation of - a player capable of carrying a team her performance carried the play
16.
to prolong or maintain in space, time, or degree - carry a principle too far carry the wall above the eaves carried a no-hitter into the ninth inning
17.
a) to gain victory for , especially to secure the adoption or passage of
b) to win a majority or plurality of votes in (as a legislative body or a state)
18.
to present for public use or consumption - newspapers carry weather reports channel nine will carry the game
19.
a) to bear the charges of holding or having (as stocks or merchandise) from one time to another
b) to keep on one's books as a debtor - a merchant carries a customer
20.
to hold to and follow after (as a scent)
21.
to hoist and maintain (a sail) in use
22.
to pass over (as a hazard) at a single stroke in golf - carry a bunker
23.
intransitive verb
to propel and control (a puck or ball) along a playing surface
1.
to act as a bearer
2.
a) to reach or penetrate to a distance - voices carry well fly balls don't carry well in cold air
b) to convey itself to a reader or audience
3.
to undergo or admit of in a specified way - carriage
4.
of a hunting dog to keep and follow the scent
5.
to win adoption - the motion carried by a vote of 71–25
carry (noun)
1.
power - carrying , especially the range of a gun or projectile or of a struck or thrown ball
2.
a) - portage
b) the act or method of carrying - fireman's carry
c) the act of rushing with the ball in football - averaged four yards per carry
3.
the position assumed by a color-bearer with the flag or guidon held in position for marching
4.
a quantity that is transferred in addition from one number place to the adjacent one of higher place value
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
carry (verb)
1.
to support and take from one place to another
SYNONIMS:
bear, cart, convey, ferry, haul, lug, pack, tote, transport
RELATED WORDS:
deliver, hand over, transfer; forward, send, ship, transmit; bring, fetch, take; move, remove, shift
carry (verb)
2.
to wear or have on one's person
SYNONIMS:
bear, pack
RELATED WORDS:
flaunt, show off, sport; display, exhibit, parade, show
carry (verb)
3.
to bring before the public in performance or exhibition
SYNONIMS:
carry, give, mount, offer, stage
RELATED WORDS:
display, exhibit, expose, parade, show, show off, unveil; preview; act, impersonate, perform, play, portray; depict, dramatize, enact, render, represent; extend, proffer, tender
carry (verb)
4.
to have as part of a whole
SYNONIMS:
carry, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, entail, involve, number, subsume, take in
RELATED WORDS:
comprise, consist (of); bracket; have, hold, own, possess; admit, receive; compose, constitute, form, make; assimilate, embody, incorporate, integrate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
ban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplace
exclude, leave (out), miss out [], omit
carry (verb)
5.
to hold up or serve as a foundation for
SYNONIMS:
bear, bolster, brace, buttress, carry, prop (up), shore (up), stay, sustain, undergird, underpin, uphold
RELATED WORDS:
steady, truss, underlie
carry (verb)
6.
to receive as return for effort
SYNONIMS:
acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, win
RELATED WORDS:
clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remake
NEAR ANTONYMS:
accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yield
forfeit, lose
carry (verb)
7.
to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
SYNONIMS:
acquit, bear, carry, comport, conduct, demean, deport, quit
RELATED WORDS:
check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, quiet, repress, restrain; moderate, modulate, temper; act, impersonate, play
NEAR ANTONYMS:
act up, carry on, cut up, misbehave, misconduct
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