Translation of carry in French:


Pronunciation: /ˈkærɪ/


  • 1 [person] porter to carry sth in/out apporter/emporter qch
  • 4 comporter [risk, responsibility]; être passible de [penalty]
  • 6 faire voter [bill] the motion was carried by 20 votes to 13 la motion l'a emporté par 20 votes contre 13
  • 7 [Med] être porteur/-euse de [disease, virus]



to get carried away

[fam] s'emballer [fam], se laisser emporter

Phrasal verbs

carry forward

reporter [balance, total]

carry off

[gen], emporter; remporter [prize]

carry on

carry on (continue) continuer (doing à faire) 1.1 (behave) se conduire
carry on [sth] maintenir [tradition]; poursuivre [activity, discussion]

carry out

réaliser [study]; effectuer [experiment, reform, attack, repairs]; exécuter [plan, orders]; mener [investigation, campaign]; accomplir [mission]; remplir [duties]; mettre [qch] à exécution [threat]; tenir [promise]

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