What is carry?

  • (verb): Have or possess something abstract.
    Example: "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"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on carry:

Doctor Who Spoofs - Film - Carry On Screaming (1966)
... In this spoof horror film, one of the Carry On.. ... Who's my uncle." Carry On Screaming also features Jon Pertwee, who later played the Third Doctor, as a police scientist and Peter Butterworth who earlier played the Meddling Monk ...
Katharine Lane Weems - Works At Harvard
... should have art that would be equally striking, and Weems was chosen to carry out a number of projects ...
Carry On Camping - Filming and Locations
... the management block at Pinewood Studios, better known as Heatherden Hall and featured in Carry On Nurse, Carry On up the Khyber, Carry On at your Convenience, Carry On Again Doctor and Carry On England ...
David Lodge (actor) - Filmography
... Let Go (1960) The Bulldog Breed (1960) Two-Way Stretch (1960) Carry On Regardless (1961) No My Darling Daughter (1961) Raising the Wind (1961) On the Beat (1962) Mrs. 1972) Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973) Charley One-Eye (1973) Carry On Girls (1973) Carry On Dick (1974) The Return of the Pink Panther (1975) Carry On Behind (1975) Carry On ...
Carry On Camping
... Carry On Camping is a 1969 comedy film and the seventeenth Carry On film ... It features series regulars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Terry Scott, Hattie Jacques, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Bresslaw and Peter Butterworth ...

More definitions of "carry":

  • (verb): Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission.
    Example: "The airwaves carry the sound"
    Synonyms: conduct, transmit, convey, channel
  • (verb): Cover a certain distance or advance beyond.
    Example: "The drive carried to the green"
  • (verb): Compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance.
    Example: "I resent having to carry her all the time"
  • (verb): Have on hand.
    Example: "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
    Synonyms: stock, stockpile
  • (verb): Serve as a means for expressing something.
    Synonyms: convey, express
  • (verb): Be necessarily associated with or result in or involve.
    Example: "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"
  • (verb): Drink alcohol without showing ill effects.
    Example: "He had drunk more than he could carry"
    Synonyms: hold
  • (verb): Be successful in.
    Example: "She lost the game but carried the match"
  • (verb): Transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication.
    Example: "Put down 5 and carry 2"
  • (verb): Bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of.
    Example: "His efforts carried the entire project"; "How many credits is this student carrying?"; "We carry a very large mortgage"
  • (verb): Secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions).
    Example: "The motion carried easily"
  • (verb): Include as the content; broadcast or publicize.
    Synonyms: run
  • (verb): Have with oneself; have on one's person.
    Example: "I always carry money"
    Synonyms: pack, take
  • (verb): Have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence.
    Example: "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 warrants"; "The restaurant carries an unusual name"
  • (verb): Have a certain range.
    Example: "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"
  • (verb): Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.
    Synonyms: post
  • (verb): Sing or play against other voices or parts.
    Example: "He cannot carry a tune"
  • (verb): Pass on a communication.
    Example: "The news was carried to every village in the province"
  • (verb): Support or hold in a certain manner.
    Synonyms: hold, bear
  • (verb): Move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body.
    Example: "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
    Synonyms: transport
  • (verb): Win in an election.
    Example: "The senator carried his home state"
  • (verb): Propel or give impetus to.
    Example: "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"
  • (verb): Pursue a line of scent or be a bearer.
    Example: "The dog was taught to fetch and carry"
  • (verb): Extend to a certain degree.
    Example: "Carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"
  • (verb): Continue or extend.
    Synonyms: extend
  • (verb): Capture after a fight.
    Example: "The troops carried the town after a brief fight"
  • (verb): Bear (a crop).
    Example: "This land does not carry olives"
  • (verb): Have on the surface or on the skin.
    Example: "Carry scars"
  • (verb): Include, as on a list.
    Example: "How many people are carried on the payroll?"
  • (verb): Win approval or support for.
    Example: "Carry all before one"
    Synonyms: persuade, sway
  • (verb): Be conveyed over a certain distance.
    Example: "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
  • (verb): Keep up with financial support.
    Example: "The Federal Government carried the province for many years"
  • (verb): Be able to feed.
    Example: "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
  • (verb): Take further or advance.
    Example: "Carry a cause"
  • (noun): The act of carrying something.
  • (verb): .
    Example: "Propel, "Carry the ball"
    Synonyms: dribble

Famous quotes containing the word carry:

    SWEENEY: I’ll carry you off
    To a cannibal isle.
    DORIS: You’ll be the cannibal!
    SWEENEY: You’ll be the missionary!
    I’ll gobble you up. I’ll be the cannibal.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    Can you support the expense of a husband, hussy, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to carry on the daily quarrels of man and wife about who shall squander most?
    John Gay (1685–1732)

    Ends in themselves, my letters plot no change;
    They carry nothing dutiable; they won’t
    Aspire, astound, establish or estrange.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)