carry (Meaning)

Wordnet

carry (n)

the act of carrying something

Wordnet

carry (v)

move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

have with oneself; have on one's person

transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

serve as a means for expressing something

bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of

support or hold in a certain manner

contain or hold; have within

extend to a certain degree

continue or extend

be necessarily associated with or result in or involve

win in an election

include, as on a list

behave in a certain manner

have on hand

include as the content; broadcast or publicize

propel

pass on a communication

have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence

be conveyed over a certain distance

keep up with financial support

have or possess something abstract

be equipped with (a mast or sail)

win approval or support for

compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance

take further or advance

have on the surface or on the skin

capture after a 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

pursue a line of scent or be a bearer

bear (a crop)

propel or give impetus to

drink alcohol without showing ill effects

be able to feed

have a certain range

cover a certain distance or advance beyond

secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)

be successful in

sing or play against other voices or parts

be pregnant with

Webster

carry (v. t.)

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.

Webster

carry (v. i.)

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.

Webster

carry (n.)

A tract of land, over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a carrying place; a portage.

carry Sentence Examples

  1. Sarah struggled to carry the heavy grocery bags up the stairs to her apartment.
  2. The ants work together to carry food back to their colony.
  3. Please remember to carry your identification with you at all times.
  4. The burden of responsibility seemed too heavy for him to carry alone.
  5. His determination to succeed seemed to carry him through even the toughest challenges.
  6. The river's current was strong enough to carry small boats downstream.
  7. The porter offered to carry the traveler's luggage to their room.
  8. She had to carry the weight of her decision to resign from her job.
  9. The wind carried the scent of freshly baked bread from the bakery down the street.
  10. The backpack was designed with padded straps to make it easier to carry on long hikes.

FAQs About the word carry

the act of carrying something, move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body, have with oneself; have on one's person, transmit

transport, bring, send, ferry, convey,haul, pack, tote, bear, lug

exclude, preclude, omit, omit, prevent, prohibit, exclude, refuse, prevent, leave (out)

Sarah struggled to carry the heavy grocery bags up the stairs to her apartment.

The ants work together to carry food back to their colony.

Please remember to carry your identification with you at all times.

The burden of responsibility seemed too heavy for him to carry alone.