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1. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body.

Synonyms

  • pipe in
  • bring
  • port
  • bucket
  • porter
  • tote
  • shoulder
  • convey
  • return
  • move
  • pack
  • bear
  • tug
  • haul
  • lug
  • transport
  • cart
  • displace
  • fly
  • take

Antonyms

  • hide
  • pack
  • dock
  • burden

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word carry


1. Verb, base form
Anyone hiking or cycling should carry light rain gear to protect themselves.

2. Adjective
In addition, an armed security guard must have a carry permit for the weapon.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
These cells carry oxygen throughout the body with the help of a protein called hemoglobin.

4. Noun, singular or mass
Those lasting for a year carry an interest rate that may be higher at 1.5 percent to 2.9 percent.

Quotes containing the word carry


1. We're so terrified of death in Western culture that we have to make up a myth of an afterlife. I think there's something to be said for living your life very mindful of the fact that you're going to die because I think you carry yourself differently. It doesn't have to be this big, negative bummer.
- Steve Earle

2. There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
- Charles Stanley

3. I'm not really sure what social message my art carries, if any. And I don't really want it to carry one. I'm not interested in the subject matter to try to teach society anything, or to try to better our world in any way.
- Roy Lichtenstein

2. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] have with oneself; have on one's person.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • take
  • pack

Antonyms

  • concise
  • centralization
  • fold
  • cross

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

3. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] serve as a means for expressing something.

Synonyms

  • express
  • communicate
  • measure
  • convey
  • quantify
  • transmit
  • channel
  • conduct
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • rise
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

4. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] transmit or serve as the medium for transmission.

Synonyms

  • wash up
  • retransmit
  • pipe in
  • express
  • bring
  • bring in
  • convey
  • transmit
  • take
  • channel
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • repatriate
  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

5. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of.

Synonyms

  • sustain
  • hold
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • give
  • bull
  • unclog

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

6. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] support or hold in a certain manner.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • sling
  • stoop
  • acquit
  • deport
  • comport
  • piggyback
  • behave
  • hold
  • poise
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

7. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] extend to a certain degree.

Antonyms

  • local

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

8. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] contain or hold; have within.

Synonyms

  • hold in
  • contain
  • bear
  • enclose
  • confine
  • retain
  • hold
  • take

Antonyms

  • idle
  • integrate
  • hard
  • concentrated

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

9. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] continue or extend.

Synonyms

  • continue
  • protract
  • extend
  • draw out

Antonyms

  • outgo
  • take
  • disappearance
  • descend

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)

10. carry

verb. ['ˈkæri, ˈkɛri'] win in an election.

Synonyms

  • persuade
  • win

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage

Etymology

  • carrien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • carier (Anglo-Norman)
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