v. t.1.To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; - often with away or off.
[imp. & p. p. Carried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Carrying.]
When he dieth he shall carry nothing away.
- Ps. xiix. 17.
Devout men carried Stephen to his burial.
- Acts viii, 2.
2.To have or hold as a burden, while moving from place to place; to have upon or about one's person; to bear; as, to carry a wound; to carry an unborn child.
3.To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.
Go, carry Sir John Falstaff to the Fleet.
- Shak.
He carried away all his cattle.
- Gen. xxxi. 18.
Passion and revenge will carry them too far.
- Locke.
4.To transfer from one place (as a country, book, or column) to another; as, to carry the war from Greece into Asia; to carry an account to the ledger; to carry a number in adding figures.
5.To convey by extension or continuance; to extend; as, to carry the chimney through the roof; to carry a road ten miles farther.
6.To bear or uphold successfully through conflict, as a leader or principle; hence, to succeed in, as in a contest; to bring to a successful issue; to win; as, to carry an election.
The carrying of our main point.
- Addison.
7.To get possession of by force; to capture.
8.To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of ; to show or exhibit; to imply.
9.To bear (one's self); to behave, to conduct or demean; - with the reflexive pronouns.
10.To bear the charges or burden of holding or having, as stocks, merchandise, etc., from one time to another; as, a merchant is carrying a large stock; a farm carries a mortgage; a broker carries stock for a customer; to carry a life insurance.
Carry arms
(Mil. Drill) a command of the Manual of Arms directing the soldier to hold his piece in the right hand, the barrel resting against the hollow of the shoulder in a nearly perpendicular position. In this position the soldier is said to stand, and the musket to be held, at carry.
To carry all before one
to overcome all obstacles; to have uninterrupted success.
To carry arms
a - To bear weapons.
b - To serve as a soldier.
To carry away
a - (Naut.) to break off; to lose; as, to carry away a fore-topmast.
b - To take possession of the mind; to charm; to delude; as, to be carried by music, or by temptation.
To carry coals
to bear indignities tamely, a phrase used by early dramatists, perhaps from the mean nature of the occupation.
To carry coals to Newcastle
to take things to a place where they already abound; to lose one's labor.
- Halliwell.
To carry off
a - To remove to a distance.
b - To bear away as from the power or grasp of others.
c - To remove from life; as, the plague carried off thousands.
To carry on
a - To carry farther; to advance, or help forward; to continue; as, to carry on a design.
b - To manage, conduct, or prosecute; as, to carry on husbandry or trade.
To carry out
a - To bear from within.
b - To put into execution; to bring to a successful issue.
c - To sustain to the end; to continue to the end.
To carry through
a - To convey through the midst of.
b - To support to the end; to sustain, or keep from falling, or being subdued.
c - To complete; to bring to a successful issue; to succeed.
- Hammond.
To carry up
to convey or extend in an upward course or direction; to build.
To carry weight
a - To be handicapped; to have an extra burden, as when one rides or runs.
b - To have influence.
- Cowper.
v. i.1.To act as a bearer; to convey anything; as, to fetch and carry.
2.To have propulsive power; to propel; as, a gun or mortar carries well.
3.To hold the head; - said of a horse; as, to carry well i. e., to hold the head high, with arching neck.
4.(Hunting) To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.
To carry on
to behave in a wild, rude, or romping manner.
n.1.A tract of land, over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a carrying place; a portage.
Noun1.carry - the act of carrying something
Verb1.carry - 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"
Synonyms: transport
2.carry - 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"
Synonyms: pack, take
3.carry - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
4.carry - serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"
Synonyms: convey, express
5.carry - 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"
6.carry - support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
Synonyms: bear, hold
7.carry - contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
Synonyms: contain, bear, hold
8.carry - extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"
9.carry - continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"
Synonyms: extend
10.carry - be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"
11.carry - win in an election; "The senator carried his home state"
12.carry - include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?"
13.carry - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
14.carry - have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
Synonyms: stock, stockpile
15.carry - 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"
Synonyms: run
16.carry - propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball"
Synonyms: dribble
17.carry - pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province"
18.carry - 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"
19.carry - be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
20.carry - keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years"
21.carry - 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"
22.carry - win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"
Synonyms: persuade, sway
23.carry - compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"
24.carry - take further or advance; "carry a cause"
25.carry - have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars"
26.carry - capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight"
27.carry - transfer (entries) from one account book to another
Synonyms: post
28.carry - 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"
29.carry - pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry"
30.carry - bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives"
31.carry - propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"
32.carry - drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry"
Synonyms: hold
33.carry - be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
34.carry - have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"
35.carry - cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"
36.carry - secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily"
37.carry - be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match"
38.carry - sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune"
39.carry - be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
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