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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.
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.
And tho' never so many get it, yet none carries it away, but she still has it ready for the next Customers.
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.
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.
I have the greatest mind to carry this sheepskin to the judge, the first thing in the morning.
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.
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.
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.
Everybody carries within him his tragedy.
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.
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.
A friend carries him to his lodgings, and there he commits suicide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He told his hired help to go on, but he _must go back_-_he must go and carry provisions to the minister's house_.
He returned to the house, and telling his wife how he felt, asked her help in putting up the things he must carry.
Sabbath. H- was a man of great faith, and was accustomed to carry all his wants to God in prayer.

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.