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carriage

car·riage

carriage

 
pronunciation:
kae rihj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a wheeled passenger vehicle that is covered or enclosed.
The bride arrived at the church in a horse-drawn carriage.The nanny wheeled the baby carriage into the park.
 
synonyms:
barouche, brougham, buggy, cabriolet, coach, equipage, hansom, rig, surrey
similar words:
cab, calash, carryall, chaise, chariot, gig, perambulator, phaeton, post chaise, stagecoach, stroller, sulky, tilbury
definition 2: the act of transporting or carrying.
synonyms:
conveyance, transport, transportation
definition 3: the cost of transporting.
synonyms:
charge, cost, drayage, fare, fee, price, ticket
similar words:
bill, expense
definition 4: a movable machine part that shifts the position of another part, as on a typewriter.
The carriage returns a the end of each line.
similar words:
roller
definition 5: the manner of carrying oneself; posture; bearing.
If you want to be a model, you'll have to work on your carriage.
synonyms:
appearance, bearing, poise, posture
similar words:
attitude, demeanor, manner, mien, pose, stance
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The word carriage contains the following part:
-age Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or result of (the action indicated by the verb base)
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The suffix -age attaches primarily to bases that are English verbs to form nouns. Base-final y becomes i and base-final silent e is dropped before ľage (carry + -age > carriage , store + -age > storage ) Some nouns ending in -age are loan words from French (voyage , courage ) whose bases are Latin roots.