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Synonyms for carrier

Synonyms for (noun) carrier

Synonyms: carrier Definition: (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring

Similar words: organism, being Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

Synonyms: aircraft carrier, attack aircraft carrier, flattop, carrier Definition: a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

Similar words: war vessel, warship, combat ship Definition: a government ship that is available for waging war

Synonyms: carrier Definition: a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like

Similar words: rack Definition: framework for holding objects

Synonyms: carrier Definition: a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something Usage: refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

Similar words: self-propelled vehicle Definition: a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion

Synonyms: carrier, common carrier Definition: a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

Similar words: concern, business, business concern, business organisation, business organization Definition: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it Usage: he bought his brother's business; a small mom-and-pop business; a racially integrated business concern

Synonyms: carrier, immune carrier Definition: (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

Similar words: vector, transmitter Definition: any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease Usage: mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever; fleas are vectors of the plague; aphids are transmitters of plant diseases; when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects

Similar words: immune Definition: a person who is immune to a particular infection

Synonyms: carrier, newsboy Definition: a boy who delivers newspapers

Similar words: deliverer, delivery boy, deliveryman Definition: someone employed to make deliveries

Synonyms: toter, carrier, bearer Definition: someone whose employment involves carrying something Usage: the bonds were transmitted by carrier

Similar words: traveler, traveller Definition: a person who changes location

Synonyms: mail carrier, mailman, letter carrier, carrier, postman Definition: a man who delivers the mail

Similar words: deliverer, delivery boy, deliveryman Definition: someone employed to make deliveries

Synonyms: carrier, carrier wave Definition: a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

Similar words: radio emission, radio radiation, radio wave Definition: an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m

Synonyms: carrier Definition: an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

Similar words: chemical, chemical substance Definition: material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules