carry


carry
carry VERB (carries, carried) 1) move or transport from one place to another. 2) have on one's person wherever one goes. 3) support the weight of. 4) assume or accept (responsibility or blame). 5) have as a feature or consequence: the bike carries a ten-year guarantee. 6) conduct or transmit. 7) take or develop (an idea or activity) to a particular point. 8) approve (a proposed measure) by a majority of votes: the motion was carried by one vote. 9) persuade to support one's policy. 10) publish or broadcast. 11) (of a sound or voice) travel a specific distance: his voice carried clearly across the room. 12) (carry oneself) stand and move in a specified way. 13) be pregnant with.
NOUN (pl. carries) an act of carrying.
be/get carried away — Cf. ↑get carried away
carry all before one — Cf. ↑carry all before one
carry the can — Cf. ↑carry the can
carry the day — Cf. ↑carry the day
carry forward — Cf. ↑carry forward
carry off — Cf. ↑carry off
carry on — Cf. ↑carry on
carry out — Cf. ↑carry out
carry over — Cf. ↑carry over
carry through — Cf. ↑carry through
carry weight — Cf. ↑carry weight
ORIGIN Old French carier, from Latin carrus 'wheeled vehicle' .

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