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carry

car·ry

carry

 
pronunciation:
kae ri
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
carry away, carry off, carry on, carry out
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: carried, carries, carrying
definition 1: to bear or support while moving; transport.
 
synonyms:
bear, bring, cart, convey, haul, take, tote, transport
similar words:
deliver, fetch, lug, move, pack, portage, remove, run, ship, shoulder, support, transfer, wash
definition 2: to contain or have the capacity to contain.
This bus can carry forty passengers.
synonyms:
contain, hold
definition 3: to convey (a message or the like).
synonyms:
bear, communicate, convey, pass, send, transmit
similar words:
deliver, fetch, hand, impart, transfer, transport
definition 4: to conduct, as a water pipe or electric wire.
synonyms:
conduct, convey, send, transmit, transport
similar words:
circulate, pass
definition 5: to be pregnant with.
synonyms:
bear
similar words:
deliver
definition 6: to hold or bear (oneself) in a certain manner.
He carries himself proudly.
synonyms:
comport, conduct
similar words:
bear, behave, demean
definition 7: to extend further; continue.
They will carry the campaign into a new state.
synonyms:
expand, extend, spread
similar words:
continue, move, stretch
definition 8: to have as an accompanying quality or result.
Breaking the law carries penalties.
synonyms:
bring
similar words:
cause
definition 9: to make (news, a program, or the like) available to viewers or listeners, as a newspaper or a television or radio station.
synonyms:
broadcast, circulate, communicate, transmit
similar words:
disseminate, distribute, impart, pass, print, run, spread
definition 10: to influence strongly.
His rousing speech carried the crowd.
synonyms:
affect, hold, influence, sway, transport
similar words:
get, impel, incite, move
definition 11: to have in stock.
The store carries many different products.
synonyms:
offer, provide, stock
similar words:
display, handle, keep, sell, supply
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to act as a bearer.
synonyms:
haul
similar words:
deliver, fetch
definition 2: to be propelled, conveyed, or sustained.
a voice that carries
synonyms:
extend, reach, stretch
definition 3: to have or use propelling force.
A shotgun doesn't carry far.
synonyms:
move, pass, persist, proceed
similar words:
circulate, continue
phrase: carry away
phrase: carry off
phrase: carry on
phrase: carry out
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: carries
definition 1: distance or potential range traveled by an object or sound.
Her voice has a lot of carry.
synonyms:
range
similar words:
distance, duration, force, measure, sway
definition 2: the land between two bodies of water that necessitates carrying a boat or canoe.
synonyms:
portage
similar words:
route
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