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carry

 
Noun carry has 1 sense
  1. carry - the act of carrying something
    --1 is a kind of
    transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance
    --1 has particulars:
     packing, backpacking; fireman's carry; portage; porterage
    Derived forms: verb carry19, verb carry21, verb carry7, verb carry2, verb carry8, verb carry27, verb carry28, verb carry29, verb carry3, verb carry1, verb carry6, verb carry34, verb carry35, verb carry4, verb carry9
Verb carry has 39 senses
  1. transport, carry - move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "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"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Derived forms: noun carrier1, noun carrier5, noun carrier2, noun carrier3, noun carry1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. carry, pack, take - 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"
    --2 is one way to have, feature
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    They carry more bread
  3. conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
    --3 is one way to bring, convey, take
    Derived forms: noun carrier6, noun carry1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. carry, convey, express - serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"
    --4 is one way to communicate, intercommunicate
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. carry - 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"
    --5 is one way to
    hold, support, sustain, hold up
    Derived form: noun carrier10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. hold, carry, bear - support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
    Derived forms: noun carriage3, noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. hold, bear, carry, contain - contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
    --7 is one way to include
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  8. carry - extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"
    --8 is one way to
    effect
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. carry, extend - continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"
    --9 is one way to continue
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  10. carry - be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"
    --10 is one way to
    imply, involve
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  11. carry - win in an election; "The senator carried his home state"
    --11 is one way to
    win
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. carry - include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?"
    --12 is one way to
    include
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  13. behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
    --13 is a kind of hold, carry, bear; act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  14. stock, carry, stockpile - have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
    --14 is one way to have, have got, hold
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. carry, run - 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"
    --15 is one way to circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  16. dribble, carry - propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball"
    --16 is one way to hit
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  17. carry - pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province"
    --17 is one way to
    communicate, pass on, pass, put across
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  18. carry - 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"
    --18 is one way to
    have, feature
    Derived form: noun carrier9
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  19. carry - be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
    --19 is one way to
    range
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  20. carry - keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years"
    --20 is one way to
    sustain, keep, maintain
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  21. carry - 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"
    --21 is one way to
    have, have got, hold
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  22. carry, persuade, sway - win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"
    --22 is one way to influence, act upon, work
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  23. carry - compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"
    --23 is one way to
    compensate, counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  24. carry - take further or advance; "carry a cause"
    --24 is one way to
    promote, advance, boost, further, encourage
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  25. carry - have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars"
    --25 is one way to
    bear
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  26. carry - capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight"
    --26 is one way to
    appropriate, capture, seize, conquer
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  27. post, carry - transfer (entries) from one account book to another
    --27 is one way to transfer
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  28. carry - 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"
    --28 is one way to
    transfer, shift
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  29. carry - pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry"
    --29 is one way to
    follow
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  30. carry - bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives"
    --30 is one way to
    grow, raise, farm, produce
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  31. carry - propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"
    --31 is one way to
    propel, impel
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  32. carry, hold - drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry"
    --32 is one way to drink, booze, fuddle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  33. carry - be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
    --33 is one way to
    nourish, nurture, sustain
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  34. carry - have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"
    --34 is one way to
    have, feature
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  35. carry - cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"
    --35 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun carry1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  36. carry - secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily"
    --36 is one way to
    obtain
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  37. carry - be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match"
    --37 is one way to
    win
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  38. carry - sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune"
    --38 is one way to
    perform, execute, do
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  39. have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect - be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
    --39 is one way to give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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