Dictionary Results for carry


1. carry - noun

· the act of carrying something

Hypernym(s): transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance




2. 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"

Synonym(s): transport

Hypernym(s): move, displace




3. 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"

Synonym(s): pack, take

Hypernym(s): have, feature




4. carry - verb

· transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"

Synonym(s): impart, conduct, transmit, convey, channel

Hypernym(s): bring, convey, take




5. carry - verb

· serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"

Synonym(s): convey, express

Hypernym(s): communicate, intercommunicate




6. 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"

Hypernym(s): hold, support, sustain, hold_up




7. carry - verb

· support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"

Synonym(s): hold, bear




8. carry - verb

· contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"

Synonym(s): hold, bear, contain

Hypernym(s): include




9. carry - verb

· extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"

Hypernym(s): effect




10. carry - verb

· continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"

Synonym(s): extend

Hypernym(s): continue




11. carry - verb

· be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"

Hypernym(s): imply, involve




12. carry - verb

· win in an election; "The senator carried his home state"

Hypernym(s): win




13. carry - verb

· include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?"

Hypernym(s): include




14. carry - verb

· behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

Synonym(s): behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport

Hypernym(s): hold, carry, bear, act, move




15. carry - verb

· have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"

Synonym(s): stock, stockpile

Hypernym(s): have, have_got, hold




16. 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"

Synonym(s): run

Hypernym(s): circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass_around




17. carry - verb

· propel; "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball"

Synonym(s): dribble

Hypernym(s): hit




18. carry - verb

· pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province"

Hypernym(s): communicate, pass_on, pass, pass_along, put_across




19. 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"

Hypernym(s): have, feature




20. carry - verb

· be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"

Hypernym(s): range




21. carry - verb

· keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years"

Hypernym(s): sustain, keep, maintain




22. 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"

Hypernym(s): have, have_got, hold




23. carry - verb

· be equipped with (a mast or sail); "This boat can only carry a small sail"

Hypernym(s): have, feature




24. carry - verb

· win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"

Synonym(s): persuade, sway

Hypernym(s): influence, act_upon, work




25. carry - verb

· compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"

Hypernym(s): compensate, counterbalance, correct, make_up, even_out, even_off, even_up




26. carry - verb

· take further or advance; "carry a cause"

Hypernym(s): promote, advance, boost, further, encourage




27. carry - verb

· have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars"

Hypernym(s): bear




28. carry - verb

· capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight"

Hypernym(s): appropriate, capture, seize, conquer




29. carry - verb

· transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Synonym(s): post

Hypernym(s): transfer




30. 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"

Hypernym(s): transfer, shift




31. carry - verb

· pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry"

Hypernym(s): follow




32. carry - verb

· bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives"

Hypernym(s): grow, raise, farm, produce




33. carry - verb

· propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"

Hypernym(s): propel, impel




34. carry - verb

· drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry"

Synonym(s): hold

Hypernym(s): hit_the_bottle, drink, booze, fuddle




35. carry - verb

· be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"

Hypernym(s): nourish, nurture, sustain




36. carry - verb

· have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"

Hypernym(s): have, feature




37. carry - verb

· cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




38. carry - verb

· secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily"

Hypernym(s): obtain




39. carry - verb

· be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match"

Hypernym(s): win




40. carry - verb

· sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune"

Hypernym(s): perform, execute, do




41. carry - verb

· be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"

Synonym(s): have_a_bun_in_the_oven, bear, gestate, expect

Hypernym(s): give_birth, deliver, bear, birth, have





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