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carry British & World English

Support and move (someone or something) from one place to another

carry English Thesaurus

she carried the box of food into the kitchen

put something into effect British & World English

Cause something to apply or become operative

carry on British & World English

Continue an activity or task

carry-on British & World English

A display of excitement or fuss over an unimportant matter

carry-out British & World English

Another term for takeaway.

carry-on English Thesaurus

he was not going to stand for any of this carry-on

carry-on New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

carry over British & World English

Extend beyond the original area of application

carry-over British & World English

Something transferred or resulting from a previous situation

open carry British & World English

The practice of openly carrying a firearm on one’s person in public

concealed carry British & World English

The practice of carrying a concealed firearm on one’s person in public

carry one's bat British & World English

(Of an opening or high-order batsman) be not out at the end of a side’s completed innings

carry the can British & World English

Take responsibility for a mistake or misdeed

carry the day British & World English

Be victorious or successful

cash and carry British & World English

A system of wholesale trading whereby goods are paid for in full at the time of purchase and taken away by the purchaser

cost-of-carry British & World English

The difference between the cost and the financial benefit of holding a particular asset for a specified period

carry something on British & World English

Engage in an activity

fetch and carry British & World English

Perform a succession of menial tasks for someone as if one was their servant

carry something away British & World English

Lose a mast or other part of a ship through breakage

carry something over British & World English

Retain something and apply or deal with it in a new context

carry a torch for British & World English

Suffer from unrequited love for

carry all before one British & World English

Overcome all opposition

carry something forward British & World English

Transfer figures to a new page or account

carry something through British & World English

Bring a project to completion

carry oneself in carry British & World English

Stand and move in a specified way

carry someone/thing off British & World English

Take someone or something away by force

show in fly the flag British & World English

Represent or demonstrate support for one’s country, political party, or organization, especially when one is abroad

carry on in carry British & World English

Continue an activity or task

carry over in carry British & World English

Extend beyond the original area of application

carryall British & World English

A large bag or case

carrycot British & World English

A small portable bed for a baby

carry one's bat in carry British & World English

(Of an opening or high-order batsman) be not out at the end of a side’s completed innings

carry the can in carry British & World English

Take responsibility for a mistake or misdeed

carry the day in carry British & World English

Be victorious or successful

carry something away in carry British & World English

Lose a mast or other part of a ship through breakage

carry someone/thing off in carry British & World English

Take someone or something away by force

carry something over in carry British & World English

Retain something and apply or deal with it in a new context

cash and carry in cash1 British & World English

A system of wholesale trading whereby goods are paid for in full at the time of purchase and taken away by the purchaser

show in flag1 British & World English

Represent or demonstrate support for one’s country, political party, or organization, especially when one is abroad

carry on in carry English Thesaurus

she didn't have the strength to carry on arguing


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