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'carry' - used as a noun
1. the act of carrying something

'carry' - used as a verb
2. 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
3. have with oneself; have on one's person
I always carry money
4. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
Sound carries well over water
The airwaves carry the sound
5. serve as a means for expressing something
The painting of Mary carries motherly love
His voice carried a lot af anger
6. 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
7. support or hold in a certain manner
He carried himself upright
8. contain or hold; have within
The jar carries wine
9. extend to a certain degree
carry too far
She carries her ideas to the extreme
10. continue or extend
The civil war carried into the neighboring province
11. be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison
12. win in an election
The senator carried his home state
13. include, as on a list
How many people are carried on the payroll?
14. behave in a certain manner
She carried herself well
15. have on hand
Do you carry kerosene heaters?
16. include as the content; broadcast or publicize
This paper carries a restaurant review
All major networks carried the press conference
17. propel, "Carry the ball"
18. pass on a communication
The news was carried to every village in the province
19. 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
20. be conveyed over a certain distance
Her voice carries very well in this big opera house
21. keep up with financial support
The Federal Government carried the province for many years
22. 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
23. be equipped with (a mast or sail)
This boat can only carry a small sail
24. win approval or support for
Carry all before one
25. compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
I resent having to carry her all the time
26. take further or advance
carry a cause
27. have on the surface or on the skin
carry scars
28. capture after a fight
The troops carried the town after a brief fight
29. transfer (entries) from one account book to another
30. 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
31. pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
the dog was taught to fetch and carry
32. bear (a crop)
this land does not carry olives
33. propel or give impetus to
34. drink alcohol without showing ill effects
he had drunk more than he could carry
35. be able to feed
This land will carry ten cows to the acre
36. have a certain range
This rifle carries for 3,000 feet
37. cover a certain distance or advance beyond
The drive carried to the green
38. secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
The motion carried easily
39. be successful in
She lost the game but carried the match
40. sing or play against other voices or parts
He cannot carry a tune
41. be pregnant with
I am carrying his child

derived forms
1. Carry / Plural
carries
2. Carry / Past
carried
3. Carry / Third Person
carries
4. Carry / Present Participle
carrying
Variations of 'carry'
 
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The rhinoceros beetle can carry up to 850 times its weight on its back. This is equivalent to a person carrying over 50 mini-vans on their back.