carry

phonetic symbol: / kǽri | kéri / 

carry - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of carrying something

[ verb ]
■ be pregnant with
e.g.)
・I am carrying his child
bear , expect , gestate , have a bun in the oven

[ verb ]
■ continue or extend
extend

[ verb ]
■ include, as on a list

[ verb ]
■ sing or play against other voices or parts
e.g.)
・He cannot carry a tune

[ verb ]
■ serve as a means for expressing something
convey , express

[ verb ]
■ pass on a communication

[ verb ]
■ be successful in

[ verb ]
■ win in an election

[ verb ]
■ secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)

[ verb ]
■ cover a certain distance or advance beyond

[ verb ]
■ have a certain range

[ verb ]
■ be able to feed
e.g.)
・This land will carry ten cows to the acre

[ verb ]
■ drink alcohol without showing ill effects
e.g.)
・he had drunk more than he could carry
hold

[ verb ]
■ bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
e.g.)
・How many credits is this student carrying?
・We carry a very large mortgage

[ verb ]
■ propel or give impetus to

[ verb ]
■ propel,
e.g.)
・Carry the ball
dribble

[ verb ]
■ move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
e.g.)
・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
transport

[ verb ]
■ support or hold in a certain manner
bear , hold

[ verb ]
■ bear (a crop)
e.g.)
・this land does not carry olives

[ verb ]
■ include as the content
■ broadcast or publicize
run

[ verb ]
■ pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
e.g.)
・the dog was taught to fetch and carry

[ verb ]
■ transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
e.g.)
・put down 5 and carry 2

[ verb ]
■ transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
e.g.)
・The airwaves carry the sound
channel , conduct , convey , impart , transmit

[ verb ]
■ transfer (entries) from one account book to another
post

[ verb ]
■ have on hand
e.g.)
・Do you carry kerosene heaters?
stock , stockpile

[ verb ]
■ capture after a fight

[ verb ]
■ have on the surface or on the skin
e.g.)
・carry scars

[ verb ]
■ behave in a certain manner
acquit , bear , behave , comport , conduct , deport

[ verb ]
■ take further or advance
e.g.)
・carry a cause

[ verb ]
■ compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
e.g.)
・I resent having to carry her all the time

[ verb ]
■ extend to a certain degree
e.g.)
・carry too far

[ verb ]
■ win approval or support for
e.g.)
・Carry all before one
persuade , sway

[ verb ]
■ be equipped with (a mast or sail)
e.g.)
・This boat can only carry a small sail

[ verb ]
■ be necessarily associated with or result in or involve

[ verb ]
■ have or possess something abstract
e.g.)
・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

[ verb ]
■ keep up with financial support

[ verb ]
■ contain or hold
■ have within
bear , contain , hold

[ verb ]
■ have with oneself
■ have on one's person
e.g.)
・I always carry money
pack , take

[ verb ]
■ be conveyed over a certain distance

[ verb ]
■ have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
e.g.)
・These bonds carry warrants

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