Associations to the word «Carry»


CARRY, verb. (transitive) To lift (something) and take it to another place; to transport (something) by lifting.
CARRY, verb. To transfer from one place (such as a country, book, or column) to another.
CARRY, verb. To convey by extension or continuance; to extend.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) (mostly archaic) To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) To stock or supply (something).
CARRY, verb. (transitive) To adopt (something); take (something) over.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) To adopt or resolve upon, especially in a deliberative assembly; as, to carry a motion.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) (arithmetic) In an addition, to transfer the quantity in excess of what is countable in the units in a column to the column immediately to the left in order to be added there.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) To have or maintain (something).
CARRY, verb. (intransitive) To be transmitted; to travel.
CARRY, verb. (slang) (transitive) To insult, to diss.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) (nautical) To capture a ship by coming alongside and boarding.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) (sports) To transport (the ball) whilst maintaining possession.
CARRY, verb. (transitive) To have on one's person.
CARRY, verb. To be pregnant (with).
CARRY, verb. To have propulsive power; to propel.
CARRY, verb. To hold the head; said of a horse.
CARRY, verb. (hunting) To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.
CARRY, verb. To bear or uphold successfully through conflict, as a leader or principle; hence, to succeed in, as in a contest; to bring to a successful issue; to win.
CARRY, verb. (obsolete) To get possession of by force; to capture.
CARRY, verb. To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of; to show or exhibit; to imply.
CARRY, verb. (reflexive) To bear (oneself); to behave or conduct.
CARRY, verb. To bear the charges or burden of holding or having, as stocks, merchandise, etc., from one time to another.
CARRY, noun. A manner of transporting or lifting something; the grip or position in which something is carried.
CARRY, noun. A tract of land over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a portage.
CARRY, noun. (computing) The bit or digit that is carried in an addition operation.
CARRY A TORCH FOR, verb. (idiomatic) To love or to be romantically infatuated with, especially when such feelings are not reciprocated.
CARRY A TUNE, verb. (idiomatic) To produce music, especially to sing, with accurate relative pitch.
CARRY ALL BEFORE ONE, verb. To overcome all obstacles; to have uninterrupted success.
CARRY AWAY, verb. (transitive) (nautical) (of a mast or rigging) To break under sudden pressure of violent wind.
CARRY AWAY, verb. (transitive) To take possession of the mind of; to charm, transport, or delude.
CARRY COALS TO NEWCASTLE, verb. (idiomatic) To do something that is unneeded or redundant.
CARRY FORWARD, verb. (idiomatic) (accounting) (of a balance) To transfer to a new page, column, ledger, or similar entity.
CARRY FORWARD, verb. (idiomatic) (accounting) (of an operating loss or other legal credit) To apply to the taxable income of following years, thereby easing the overall tax burden; carry over.
CARRY OFF, verb. To transport away.
CARRY OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To act convincingly; to succeed at giving the impression of (e.g.) knowledge, confidence, or familiarity.
CARRY OFF, verb. To cause death.
CARRY ON, verb. (idiomatic) To continue or proceed as before.
CARRY ON, verb. To take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.
CARRY ON, verb. (idiomatic) To have or maintain.
CARRY ON, verb. (idiomatic) To act or behave; especially to misbehave so as to attract attention.
CARRY ON, verb. (idiomatic) To have an illicit sexual relationship.
CARRY ON FILM, noun. Any of a series of British comedy films whose humour mostly relied on parody, farce, slapstick, innuendo and double entendre
CARRY ON FILMS, noun. Plural of Carry On film
CARRY ONE'S HEART ON ONE'S SLEEVE, verb. Alternative form of wear one's heart on one's sleeve
CARRY ONE'S HEART UPON ONE'S SLEEVE, verb. Alternative form of wear one's heart on one's sleeve
CARRY ONE'S OWN WEIGHT, verb. Alternative form of carry one's weight
CARRY ONE'S POINT, verb. To accomplish one's object, as in a controversy.
CARRY ONE'S WEIGHT, verb. (idiomatic) To contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.
CARRY ONESELF, verb. (idiomatic) To move, especially emphasising the manner in which one moves.
CARRY ONESELF, verb. (idiomatic) To behave, especially with respect to how one's speech, body language, facial expressions, and grooming convey one's opinion concerning oneself.
CARRY OUT, verb. (transitive) To hold while moving something out.
CARRY OUT, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To fulfill.
CARRY OUT, verb. (transitive) To execute or perform; to put into operation.
CARRY OVER, verb. Used other than as an idiom. To transport over by carrying.
CARRY OVER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To transfer (something) to a later point in time.
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CARRY OVER, verb. (figurative) To transfer.
CARRY SOMEONE'S WATER, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To do someone's bidding; to serve someone's interests.
CARRY THE BAT, verb. (cricket) To bat throughout the whole of an innings, being one of the openers and remaining not out when 10 wickets have fallen.
CARRY THE CAN, verb. (British) (Canada) (idiomatic) To take responsibility, especially in a challenging situation.
CARRY THE MAIL, verb. (chiefly US) (idiomatic) To work diligently; to serve as the principal performer of a demanding task or set of tasks.
CARRY THE MESSAGE TO GARCIA, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To perform a requisite task despite obstacles.
CARRY THE MESSAGE TO GARCIA, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To perform a requisite task without having been informed specifically by what method to do so.
CARRY THROUGH, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.
CARRY UP, verb. To convey or extend in an upward course or direction; to build.
CARRY WATER FOR, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To perform menial tasks for; to serve; to assist; to be forced by politics or pragmatism to endorse or promote a belief, individual, or organization that in reality one does not fully support.
CARRY WEIGHT, verb. To be handicapped by an extra burden, as when one rides or runs.
CARRY WEIGHT, verb. To have influence.

Dictionary definition

CARRY, noun. The act of carrying something.
CARRY, verb. 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".
CARRY, 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".
CARRY, verb. Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat".
CARRY, verb. Serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger".
CARRY, 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".
CARRY, verb. Support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright".
CARRY, verb. Contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water".
CARRY, verb. Extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme".
CARRY, verb. Continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces".
CARRY, verb. Be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison".
CARRY, verb. Win in an election; "The senator carried his home state".
CARRY, verb. Include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?".
CARRY, verb. Behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times".
CARRY, verb. Have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?".
CARRY, 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".
CARRY, verb. Propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball".
CARRY, verb. Pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province".
CARRY, 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".
CARRY, verb. Be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house".
CARRY, verb. Keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years".
CARRY, 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".
CARRY, verb. Be equipped with (a mast or sail); "This boat can only carry a small sail".
CARRY, verb. Win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters".
CARRY, verb. Compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time".
CARRY, verb. Take further or advance; "carry a cause".
CARRY, verb. Have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars".
CARRY, verb. Capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight".
CARRY, verb. Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.
CARRY, 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".
CARRY, verb. Pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry".
CARRY, verb. Bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives".
CARRY, verb. Propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence".
CARRY, verb. Drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry".
CARRY, verb. Be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre".
CARRY, verb. Have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet".
CARRY, verb. Cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green".
CARRY, verb. Secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily".
CARRY, verb. Be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match".
CARRY, verb. Sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune".
CARRY, verb. Be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child".

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