carry

All Verb Noun
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  • He used government resources and state-owned media to carry out his campaign.
  • Much of the building work was carried out with the help of local people and patients.
  • Busy with this work, she carried out very little scientific research during that period.
  • At least another eight vessels have carried the name since then.
  • He put us on his back and carried us.
  • It also introduced a more modern setting, a style that was carried over to the next game.
  • Some local groups took part in attacks on private houses and carried out other violent activities.
  • Spirits had also been recorded to have appeared to carry out other acts of justice.
  • You are required to carry out this order immediately.
  • Additional work beyond that needed to take the three-car trains has been carried out at some stations.
  • A good horse is difficult to ride, but it can carry weight and travel far.
  • English: I carried the box into the house with my friend.
  • They are established for the purpose of carrying on specific activities within their borders.
  • The remaining five carried on and recorded Mystery to Me six months later.
  • A second motion of no confidence failed to carry in early July.
  • One person in the crowd turns out to be carrying a gun.
  • The buildings were arranged in a line with a railway for carrying the work going through the buildings.
  • Transfer from train to ship and back again limits the total carrying capacity.
  • He was hardly more than five feet four inches but carried himself with great dignity.
  • In some cases, long tunnels were constructed to carry water into the city.
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Meaning of carry

  • noun The act of carrying something
  • verb Have with oneself; have on one's person
    She always takes an umbrella, I always carry money, She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains
  • verb Serve as a means for expressing something
    The painting of Mary carries motherly love, His voice carried a lot of anger
  • verb Bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
    His efforts carried the entire project, How many credits is this student carrying?, We carry a very large mortgage
  • verb Extend to a certain degree
    carry too far, She carries her ideas to the extreme
  • verb Continue or extend
    The civil war carried into the neighboring province, The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces
  • verb Be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
    This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison
  • verb Win in an election
    The senator carried his home state
  • verb Include, as on a list
    How many people are carried on the payroll?
  • verb Include as the content; broadcast or publicize
    We ran the ad three times, This paper carries a restaurant review, All major networks carried the press conference
  • verb Pass on a communication
    The news was carried to every village in the province
  • verb Have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
    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
  • verb Be conveyed over a certain distance
    Her voice carries very well in this big opera house
  • verb Keep up with financial support
    The Federal Government carried the province for many years
  • verb Have or possess something abstract
    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
  • verb Be equipped with (a mast or sail)
    This boat can only carry a small sail
  • verb Win approval or support for
    Carry all before one, His speech did not sway the voters
  • verb Compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
    I resent having to carry her all the time
  • verb Take further or advance
    carry a cause
  • verb Have on the surface or on the skin
    carry scars
  • verb Capture after a fight
    The troops carried the town after a brief fight
  • verb Transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
    put down 5 and carry 2
  • verb Pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
    the dog was taught to fetch and carry
  • verb Bear (a crop)
    this land does not carry olives
  • verb Propel or give impetus to
    The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence
  • verb Drink alcohol without showing ill effects
    He can hold his liquor, he had drunk more than he could carry
  • verb Be able to feed
    This land will carry ten cows to the acre
  • verb Have a certain range
    This rifle carries for 3,000 feet
  • verb Cover a certain distance or advance beyond
    The drive carried to the green
  • verb Secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
    The motion carried easily
  • verb Be successful in
    She lost the game but carried the match
  • verb Sing or play against other voices or parts
    He cannot carry a tune