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carrier

car·ri·er

carrier

 
 
pronunciation:
kae ri r
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who carries or delivers.
a carrier of good newsa mail carrier
definition 2: a commercial delivery company.
definition 3: a person or animal that may transmit the organisms of a disease but in whom the symptoms do not appear.
definition 4: a support on or in a vehicle, for carrying goods.
a luggage carrier
definition 5: a very large naval vessel equipped with a flight deck; aircraft carrier.
definition 6: the electromagnetic wave that is modulated to transmit a signal; carrier wave.
Word Parts
The word carrier contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean