Carry in a sentence

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Definition of Carry

  • To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; -- often with away or off.
  • 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.
  • To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.
  • 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.
  • To convey by extension or continuance; to extend; as, to carry the chimney through the roof; to carry a road ten miles farther.
  • 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.
  • To get possession of by force; to capture.
  • To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of ; to show or exhibit; to imply.
  • To bear (one's self); to behave, to conduct or demean; -- with the reflexive pronouns.
  • 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.
  • To act as a bearer; to convey anything; as, to fetch and carry.
  • To have propulsive power; to propel; as, a gun or mortar carries well.
  • To hold the head; -- said of a horse; as, to carry well i. e., to hold the head high, with arching neck.
  • To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.
  • A tract of land, over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a carrying place; a portage.
  • the act of carrying something
  • be pregnant with
  • continue or extend
  • include, as on a list
  • sing or play against other voices or parts
  • serve as a means for expressing something
  • pass on a communication
  • be successful in
  • win in an election
  • secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
  • cover a certain distance or advance beyond
  • have a certain range
  • be able to feed
  • drink alcohol without showing ill effects
  • bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
  • propel or give impetus to
  • propel
  • move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
  • support or hold in a certain manner
  • bear (a crop)
  • include as the content; broadcast or publicize
  • pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
  • transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
  • transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
  • transfer (entries) from one account book to another
  • have on hand
  • capture after a fight
  • have on the surface or on the skin
  • behave in a certain manner
  • take further or advance
  • compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
  • extend to a certain degree
  • win approval or support for
  • be equipped with (a mast or sail)
  • be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
  • have or possess something abstract
  • keep up with financial support
  • contain or hold; have within
  • have with oneself; have on one's person
  • be conveyed over a certain distance
  • have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence

How to use carry in a sentence. Carry pronunciation.

He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
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I am apt to think, that very few of 'em have read Mr. Collier's 'View of the Stage'; if they had, they would there see the _Corruptions_ of the Plays set in so clear a Light, that one would believe, they should never after be Tempted to appear in a Place where _Lewdness_ and _Obscenity_ (not to mention other Immoralities) are so great a part of the Entertainment; a Place that is now become the _Common Rendezvouz_ of the most Lewd and Dissolute Persons; the _Exchange_, (if I may so call it) where they meet to carry on the _vilest_ and _worst_ of Practices.
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And tho' never so many get it, yet none carries it away, but she still has it ready for the next Customers.
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I was brought up to't when I was young: and spent my young days in Love my self; but being disabled by Age and Weakness, I had that Affection for the Trade, that I entertain'd others to carry it on; bringing 'em up to my hand with much care; and therefore surely I must needs have more experience in it than another: and if you won't acknowledge me to be the chief, and Mistress of you all, I'll make you.
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But your own Conscience will tell you, if you dare ask it the Question, that it has been the Business of my whole Life, since I have been married to you, to carry my self towards you as a loving and a vertuous Wife ought to do to her Husband; and have done all that lay in my Power to contribute to your Satisfaction.
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I have the greatest mind to carry this sheepskin to the judge, the first thing in the morning.
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Not the smallest suspicion of the possibility of her escape troubled his sense of security, when, not finding Sirona in the sleeping-room, he went into the sitting-room to carry out the meditated punishment.
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I would have you to understand that I will never let Caesar's uniform, which I wear, be stained by disgrace, and that I am minded to search your house, and if I find my undutiful wife and your son within its walls, I will carry them and you before the judge, and sue for my rights.
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He went up to the centurion, and said to him in an undertone, "You have given the evil-doer his due, and if you desire that he should undergo a severer punishment than you can inflict, carry the matter-I say once more-before the bishop.
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Everybody carries within him his tragedy.
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The fact is, that there is certainly a great deal of power in whatever Dostoevski wrote: his powers of creation suggest those of Hoffmann; and his sympathy with the most down-trodden and down-cast products of the civilisation of our large towns is so deep that it carries away the most indifferent reader and exercises a most powerful impression in the right direction upon young readers.
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A man has repeatedly a vision of a black monk, who visits him through the air, with whom he carries on long conversations, and who inspires him with great thoughts and ideals.
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A friend carries him to his lodgings, and there he commits suicide.
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No sentimental sympathy with murderers is shown here; he carries no flowers to the cells where each of the seven in solitude awaits his fate.
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Therefore, we engaged two men, with their carts; one in which we might ride and carry a mattress, which should serve as a bed at night, and the other, to carry the baggage and provisions for ourselves and the horses, as our way was mostly through an uncultivated country.
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He ran several blocks and found an empty basement; hired it for four dollars; enlisted the sympathy and help of a colored boy to carry the furniture; put up the stove, bought a bundle of wood, pail of coal, and some provisions with the other dollar; held a little prayer-meeting on the spot, and left with the benedictions of the distressed ones filling his ears.
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But the best of it all was the lesson I had learned-one which I shall never forget, while memory holds her magic power-to carry _everything_ to God in prayer; to trust him in every matter, however small; and this is the whole secret of the power that lies in prayer.
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He told his hired help to go on, but he _must go back_-_he must go and carry provisions to the minister's house_.
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He returned to the house, and telling his wife how he felt, asked her help in putting up the things he must carry.
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Sabbath. H- was a man of great faith, and was accustomed to carry all his wants to God in prayer.
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Examples of Carry

Example #1
It was to him, however, like a ground-wire in telegraphy- it carried off the nervous force tingling in him and driving him to impulsive action, while his reputation called for a constant outward urbanity, a philosophical apathy.
Example #2
His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
Example #3
This, I believe, upon Enquiry, will appear to be no unjust Censure; tho' at the same time, _Madam_, I must freely own to you, that I think it a most amazing thing, that the _Ladies_ (at least those who make any Pretensions to Virtue and Goodness) should ever be seen at the last of these Places; where they find themselves so scandalously treated.
Example #4
Irreligion_ are sown, which Weak and Tender Minds too readily cultivate, and from thence are easily led into a _Contempt_ of all that's Serious.
Example #5
She's a great Enemy to all Enclosures, for whatever she has, she makes it common.
Example #6
She has formerly been one of _Sampson's Foxes_, and has carried so much fire in her Tail, as has burnt all those that have had to do with her: But the mark being out of her Mouth, and she grown past her own Labour, yet being a well-wisher to the Mathematicks, she sets up for a Procurer of fresh Goods for her old Customers.