Definitions for carry

Definitions for (noun) carry

Main entry: carry

Definition: the act of carrying something

Definitions for (verb) carry

Main entry: have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, carry, bear

Definition: be pregnant with

Usage: She is bearing his child; The are expecting another child in January; I am carrying his child

Main entry: extend, carry

Definition: continue or extend

Usage: The civil war carried into the neighboring province; The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces

Main entry: carry

Definition: include, as on a list

Usage: How many people are carried on the payroll?

Main entry: carry

Definition: sing or play against other voices or parts

Usage: He cannot carry a tune

Main entry: carry, express, convey

Definition: serve as a means for expressing something

Usage: The painting of Mary carries motherly love; His voice carried a lot of anger

Main entry: carry

Definition: pass on a communication

Usage: The news was carried to every village in the province

Main entry: carry

Definition: be successful in

Usage: She lost the game but carried the match

Main entry: carry

Definition: win in an election

Usage: The senator carried his home state

Main entry: carry

Definition: secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)

Usage: The motion carried easily

Main entry: carry

Definition: cover a certain distance or advance beyond

Usage: The drive carried to the green

Main entry: carry

Definition: have a certain range

Usage: This rifle carries for 3,000 feet

Main entry: carry

Definition: be able to feed

Usage: This land will carry ten cows to the acre

Main entry: carry, hold

Definition: drink alcohol without showing ill effects

Usage: He can hold his liquor; he had drunk more than he could carry

Main entry: carry

Definition: bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of

Usage: His efforts carried the entire project; How many credits is this student carrying?; We carry a very large mortgage

Main entry: carry

Definition: propel or give impetus to

Usage: The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence

Main entry: dribble, carry

Definition: propel, "Carry the ball"

Usage: dribble the ball

Main entry: transport, carry

Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

Usage: 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

Main entry: carry, hold, bear

Definition: support or hold in a certain manner

Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright

Main entry: carry

Definition: bear (a crop)

Usage: this land does not carry olives

Main entry: run, carry

Definition: include as the content; broadcast or publicize

Usage: We ran the ad three times; This paper carries a restaurant review; All major networks carried the press conference

Main entry: carry

Definition: pursue a line of scent or be a bearer

Usage: the dog was taught to fetch and carry

Main entry: carry

Definition: transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication

Usage: put down 5 and carry 2

Main entry: carry, channel, impart, transmit, conduct, convey

Definition: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

Usage: Sound carries well over water; The airwaves carry the sound; Many metals conduct heat

Main entry: post, carry

Definition: transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Main entry: stock, stockpile, carry

Definition: have on hand

Usage: Do you carry kerosene heaters?

Main entry: carry

Definition: capture after a fight

Usage: The troops carried the town after a brief fight

Main entry: carry

Definition: have on the surface or on the skin

Usage: carry scars

Main entry: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Main entry: carry

Definition: take further or advance

Usage: carry a cause

Main entry: carry

Definition: compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance

Usage: I resent having to carry her all the time

Main entry: carry

Definition: extend to a certain degree

Usage: carry too far; She carries her ideas to the extreme

Main entry: persuade, sway, carry

Definition: win approval or support for

Usage: Carry all before one; His speech did not sway the voters

Main entry: carry

Definition: be equipped with (a mast or sail)

Usage: This boat can only carry a small sail

Main entry: carry

Definition: be necessarily associated with or result in or involve

Usage: This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison

Main entry: carry

Definition: have or possess something abstract

Usage: 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

Main entry: carry

Definition: keep up with financial support

Usage: The Federal Government carried the province for many years

Main entry: hold, carry, contain, bear

Definition: contain or hold; have within

Usage: The jar carries wine; The canteen holds fresh water; This can contains water

Main entry: take, carry, pack

Definition: have with oneself; have on one's person

Usage: She always takes an umbrella; I always carry money; She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains

Main entry: carry

Definition: be conveyed over a certain distance

Usage: Her voice carries very well in this big opera house

Main entry: carry

Definition: have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence

Usage: 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

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