Hyphenation of carry

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Definitions of carry:

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

Synonyms of carry:

noun transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance
verb transport, move, displace
verb pack, take, have, feature
verb conduct, transmit, convey, channel, bring, convey, take
verb convey, express, communicate, intercommunicate
verb hold, support, sustain, hold up
verb hold, bear
verb hold, bear, contain, include
verb effect
verb extend, continue
verb imply, involve
verb win
verb include
verb behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, hold, bear, act, move
verb stock, stockpile, have, have got, hold
verb run, circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around
verb dribble, hit
verb communicate, pass on, pass, put across
verb have, feature
verb range
verb sustain, keep, maintain
verb have, have got, hold
verb persuade, sway, influence, act upon, work
verb compensate, counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up
verb promote, advance, boost, further, encourage
verb bear
verb appropriate, capture, seize, conquer
verb post, transfer
verb transfer, shift
verb follow
verb grow, raise, farm, produce
verb propel, impel
verb hold, drink, booze, fuddle
verb nourish, nurture, sustain
verb have, feature
verb travel, go, move, locomote
verb obtain
verb win
verb perform, execute, do
verbhave a bun in the oven, bear, gestate, expect, give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have

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