carry
noun.
the act of carrying something
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: transport
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: pack, take
verb.
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
Sound carries well over water|The airwaves carry the sound|Many metals conduct heat
verb.
serve as a means for expressing something
The painting of Mary carries motherly love|His voice carried a lot of anger
Synonym: convey, express
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
verb.
support or hold in a certain manner
She holds her head high|He carried himself upright
Synonym: bear, hold
verb.
contain or hold; have within
The jar carries wine|The canteen holds fresh water|This can contains water
Synonym: hold, contain, bear
verb.
extend to a certain degree
carry too far|She carries her ideas to the extreme
verb.
continue or extend
The civil war carried into the neighboring province|The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces
Synonym: extend
verb.
be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison
verb.
win in an election
The senator carried his home state
verb.
include, as on a list
How many people are carried on the payroll?
verb.
behave in a certain manner
She carried herself well|he bore himself with dignity|They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
verb.
have on hand
Do you carry kerosene heaters?
Synonym: stock, stockpile
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: run
verb.
propel
Carry the ball|dribble the ball
Synonym: dribble
verb.
pass on a communication
The news was carried to every village in the province
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
verb.
be conveyed over a certain distance
Her voice carries very well in this big opera house
verb.
keep up with financial support
The Federal Government carried the province for many years
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
verb.
be equipped with (a mast or sail)
This boat can only carry a small sail
verb.
win approval or support for
Carry all before one|His speech did not sway the voters
Synonym: persuade, sway
verb.
compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
I resent having to carry her all the time
verb.
take further or advance
carry a cause
verb.
have on the surface or on the skin
carry scars
verb.
capture after a fight
The troops carried the town after a brief fight
verb.
transfer (entries) from one account book to another
Synonym: post
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
verb.
pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
the dog was taught to fetch and carry
verb.
bear (a crop)
this land does not carry olives
verb.
propel or give impetus to
The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence
verb.
drink alcohol without showing ill effects
He can hold his liquor|he had drunk more than he could carry
Synonym: hold
verb.
be able to feed
This land will carry ten cows to the acre
verb.
have a certain range
This rifle carries for 3,000 feet
verb.
cover a certain distance or advance beyond
The drive carried to the green
verb.
secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
The motion carried easily
verb.
be successful in
She lost the game but carried the match
verb.
sing or play against other voices or parts
He cannot carry a tune
verb.
be pregnant with
She is bearing his child|The are expecting another child in January|I am carrying his child