HyperDic: carry

English > 41 senses of the word carry:
VERBcontactcarry, transportmove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
stativecarry, pack, takehave with oneself
motioncarry, impart, conduct, transmit, convey, channeltransmit or serve as the medium for transmission
communicationcarry, convey, expressserve as a means for expressing something
contactcarrybear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
contactcarry, hold, bearsupport or hold in a certain manner
stativecarry, hold, bear, containcontain or hold
socialcarryextend to a certain degree
changecarry, extendcontinue or extend
stativecarrybe necessarily associated with or result in or involve
competitioncarrywin in an election
cognitioncarryinclude, as on a list
socialcarry, behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comportbehave in a certain manner
possessioncarry, stock, stockpilehave on hand
creationcarry, runinclude as the content
contactcarry, dribblepropel, "Carry the ball"
communicationcarrypass on a communication
stativecarryhave as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
stativecarrybe conveyed over a certain distance
stativecarrykeep up with financial support
stativecarryhave or possess something abstract
stativecarrybe equipped with (a mast or sail)
socialcarry, persuade, swaywin approval or support for
socialcarrycompensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
socialcarrytake further or advance
possessioncarryhave on the surface or on the skin
possessioncarrycapture after a fight / fight
possessioncarry, posttransfer (entries) from one account book to another
motioncarrytransfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next / next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
motioncarrypursue a line of scent or be a bearer
creationcarrybear (a crop)
contactcarrypropel or give impetus to
consumptioncarry, holddrink alcohol without showing ill effects
consumptioncarrybe able to feed
competitioncarryhave a certain range
competitioncarrycover a certain distance or advance beyond
competitioncarrysecure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
competitioncarrybe successful in
communicationcarrysing / sing or play against other voices or parts
bodycarry, have a bun in the oven, bear, gestate, expectbe pregnant with
NOUNactcarrythe act of carrying something
carry > pronunciation
Soundskae'riy; keh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > carry: 41 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of carrying something.
Narrowerfireman's carryThe act of carrying a person over your shoulder
packing, backpackingcarrying something in a pack on the back
piggybackThe act of carrying something piggyback
portagecarrying boats and supplies overland
porterageThe transportation of burdens by porters
Broadertransportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyanceThe act of moving something from one location to another
Catalanportar, ròssec
Verbscarrycontinue or extend
carryserve as a means for expressing something
carrycover a certain distance or advance beyond
carryhave a certain range
carrysupport or hold in a certain manner
carrymove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
carrytransmit or serve as the medium for transmission
carrypursue a line of scent or be a bearer
carrytransfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next / next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
carrytransfer (entries) from one account book to another
carryextend to a certain degree
carryhave with oneself
carrycontain or hold
carryhave or possess something abstract
carrybe conveyed over a certain distance
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymtransport
NarrowerbearMove while holding up or supporting
bring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
bucketcarry in a bucket
carttransport something in a cart
chariottransport in a chariot / chariot
drive, motortravel or be transported in a vehicle
flytransport by aeroplane
haultransport in a vehicle
lug, tote, tugcarry with difficulty
packcarry, as on one's back
pipe inTransport to a destiny through pipes
portcarry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons
portcarry, bear, convey, or bring
portercarry luggage or supplies
returnmake a return
shouldercarry a burden, either real or metaphoric
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar tocarryPass on a communication
carrypropel or give impetus to
Spanishcargar, efectuar, llevar, portar, transportar
Catalancarregar, efectuar, portar, transportar
Nounscarriera large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
carriera self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed / designed specifically to carry something
carriera person or firm in the business of transporting / transporting people or goods or messages
carriersomeone whose employment involves carrying something
carrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave with oneself; have on one's person.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey carry more bread
Example "I always carry money"
Synonymspack, take
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Similar tocarryHave or possess something abstract
Spanishcargar, copar, llevar, portar
Catalancarregar, conduir, copar, dur, percebre, portar, rebre, tornar
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningTransmit or serve as the medium for transmission.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "The airwaves carry the sound"
Synonymsimpart, conduct, transmit, convey, channel
Narrowerbring intransmit
pipe inbring in through pipes
retransmittransmit again
wash upcarry somewhere (of water or current or waves)
Broaderbring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Similar tocarry, convey, expressServe as a means for expressing something
carryBe conveyed over a certain distance
Spanishcanalizar, conducir, dirigir, encauzar, llevar, transmitir, transportar
Catalancanalitzar, carregar, dirigir, transmetre, transportar
Nounscarriera radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
carrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningServe as a means for expressing something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsconvey, express
Narrowerquantify, measureExpress as a number or measure or quantity
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Similar toimpart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channelTransmit or serve as the medium for transmission
Spanishexpresar, transmitir
Catalantransmetre
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningbear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "How many credits is this student carrying?"
  • "We carry a very large mortgage"
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Similar tocarrycompensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
carryKeep up with financial support
Spanishllevar
Nounscarriera rack attached to a vehicle
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningsupport or hold in a certain manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymshold, bear
Narrowerbehave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carryBehave in a certain manner
piggybacksupport on the back and shoulders
poise, balancehold or carry in equilibrium
slingHold or carry in a sling
stoopcarry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward
Spanishllevar, portar
Catalanportar
Nounscarriagecharacteristic way of bearing one's body
carrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningContain or hold; have within.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymshold, bear, contain
Narrowerenclose, hold in, confineClose in
retainHold back within
BroaderincludeHave as a part, be made up out of
Similar tocontain, take, holdBe capable of holding or containing
Spanishcontener, encerrar, llevar, portar, poseer, soportar, sostener
Catalancontenir, dur, portar, posseir, prendre, sostenir, suportar
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 8, social
MeaningExtend to a certain degree.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"carry too far"
Broadereffectact so as to bring into existence
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningContinue or extend.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymextend
BroadercontinueExist over a prolonged period of time
Similar toextendprolong the time allowed for payment of
prolong, protract, extend, draw outlengthen in time
Spanishampliar, prolongar
Catalanampliar, estendre's, prolongar
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 10, stative
MeaningBe necessarily associated with or result in or involve.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderimply, involveHave as a necessary feature
Similar tocarryHave as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
Spanishconllevar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 11, competition
Meaningwin in an election.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderwinBe the winner in a contest or competition
Similar tocarryBe successful in
carry, persuade, swaywin approval or support for
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 12, cognition
MeaningInclude, as on a list.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
BroaderincludeConsider as part of something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 13, social
MeaningBehave in a certain manner.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbehave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport
Narrowerassert, put forwardinsist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
dealBehave in a certain way towards others
flusterBe flustered
pose, postureBehave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
walk aroundBehave in a certain manner or have certain properties
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
hold, carry, bearsupport or hold in a certain manner
Spanishcomportarse, exiliar
Catalancaptenir-se, comportar-se, conduir-se, exiliar, portar-se
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 14, possession
MeaningHave on hand.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
Synonymsstock, stockpile
Broaderhave, have got, holdHave or possess / possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
Spanishacarrear, llevar
Catalanportar, traginar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 15, creation
MeaningInclude as the content; broadcast or publicize.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymrun
Broadercirculate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass aroundCause to become widely known
Spanishllevar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 16, contact
Meaningpropel, "Carry the ball".
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymdribble
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Spanishalcanzar, driblar, llevar
Catalandriblar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 17, communication
MeaningPass on a communication.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Similar totransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
Spanishllevar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 18, stative
MeaningHave as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "These bonds carry warrants"
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Similar tocarryBe necessarily associated with or result in or involve
Nounscarrier(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 19, stative
MeaningBe conveyed over a certain distance.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderrangeHave a range
Similar toimpart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channelTransmit or serve as the medium for transmission
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 20, stative
MeaningKeep up with financial support.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadersustain, keep, maintainSupply with necessities and support
Similar tocarrybear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 21, stative
MeaningHave or possess something abstract.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "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"
Broaderhave, have got, holdHave or possess / possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
Similar tocarry, pack, takeHave with oneself
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 22, stative
MeaningBe equipped with (a mast or sail).
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This boat can only carry a small sail"
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 23, social
Meaningwin approval or support for.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"Carry all before one"
Synonymspersuade, sway
Broaderinfluence, act upon, workHave and exert influence or effect
Similar tocarrywin in an election
Spanishconvencer, persuadir
Catalanconvèncer, persuadir
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 24, social
Meaningcompensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I resent having to carry her all the time"
Broadercompensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even upAdjust for
Similar tocarrybear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 25, social
MeaningTake further or advance.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"carry a cause"
Broaderpromote, advance, boost, further, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 26, possession
MeaningHave on the surface or on the skin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"carry scars"
BroaderbearHave
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 27, possession
Meaningcapture after a fight / fight.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderappropriate, capture, seize, conquerTake possession of by force, as after an invasion
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 28, possession
Meaningtransfer (entries) from one account book to another.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympost
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
Similar tocarrytransfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next / next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
Spanishactualizar, llevar
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 29, motion
Meaningtransfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next / next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"put down 5 and carry 2"
Broadertransfer, shiftMove around
Similar topost, carrytransfer (entries) from one account book to another
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 30, motion
Meaningpursue a line of scent or be a bearer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the dog was taught to fetch and carry"
BroaderfollowTo travel behind, go after, come after
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 31, creation
Meaningbear (a crop).
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"this land does not carry olives"
Categoryfarming, agriculture, husbandryThe practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Broadergrow, raise, farm, producecultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
Similar tocarryBe able to feed
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 32, contact
Meaningpropel or give impetus to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Similar totransport, carryMove while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
Spanishllevar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 33, consumption
Meaningdrink alcohol without showing ill effects.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "he had drunk more than he could carry"
Synonymhold
Broaderhit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
Spanishaguantar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 34, consumption
MeaningBe able to feed.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
Categorylivestock, stock, farm animalAny animals kept for use or profit
Broadernourish, nurture, sustainProvide with nourishment
Similar tocarrybear (a crop)
Spanishabastar
Catalanabastar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 35, competition
MeaningHave a certain range.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Similar tocarryCover a certain distance or advance beyond
Spanishalcanzar, portar
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 36, competition
MeaningCover a certain distance or advance beyond.
PatternSomething ----s
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar tocarryHave a certain range
Nounscarrythe act of carrying something
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 37, competition
MeaningSecure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions).
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderobtainCome into possession of
Similar tocarryBe successful in
Spanishaprobarse, llevar
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 38, competition
MeaningBe successful in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderwinBe the winner in a contest or competition
Similar tocarrywin in an election
carrySecure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 39, communication
Meaningsing / sing or play against other voices or parts.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He cannot carry a tune"
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Spanishseguir
English > carry: 41 senses > verb 40, body
MeaningBe pregnant with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "I am carrying his child"
Synonymshave a bun in the oven, bear, gestate, expect
EntailsconceiveBecome pregnant
Entailed bycarry to termcarry out a pregnancy
Broadergive birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Similar toexpectlook forward to the birth of a child
give birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Spanishaguardar, esperar
Catalanesperar

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