carry  

  • Pronunciation of carry: K AE1 R IY0

  • Number of syllables of carry: 2

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  • Definition of carry

    • (n): the act of carrying something  
    • (v): be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"  
    • (v): continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"  
    • (v): include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?"  
    • (v): sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune"  
    • (v): serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot af anger"  
    • (v): pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province"  
    • (v): be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match"  
    • (v): win in an election; "The senator carried his home state"  
    • (v): secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily"  
    • (v): cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"  
    • (v): have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"  
    • (v): be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"  
    • (v): drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry"  
    • (v): bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of; "His efforts carried the entire project"; "How many credits is this student carrying?"; "We carry a very large mortgage"  
    • (v): propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"  
    • (v): propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball"  
    • (v): move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one''s hands or on one''s body; "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"  
    • (v): support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"  
    • (v): bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives"  
    • (v): include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"  
    • (v): pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry"  
    • (v): transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit''s place before or after, in addition or multiplication; "put down 5 and carry 2"  
    • (v): transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"  
    • (v): transfer (entries) from one account book to another  
    • (v): have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"  
    • (v): capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight"  
    • (v): have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars"  
    • (v): behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"  
    • (v): take further or advance; "carry a cause"  
    • (v): compensate for a weaker partner or member by one''s own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"  
    • (v): extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"  
    • (v): win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"  
    • (v): be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"  
    • (v): have or possess something abstract; "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"  
    • (v): keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years"  
    • (v): contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"  
    • (v): have with oneself; have on one''s person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"  
    • (v): be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"  
    • (v): have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence; "This new washer carries a two year guarantee"; "The loan carries a high interest rate"; "this undertaking carries many dangers"; "She carries her mother''s genes"; "These bonds carry  

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