What is carry?

  • (verb): Be able to feed.
    Example: "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on carry:

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 ...
Katharine Lane Weems - Works At Harvard
... lavish facility should have art that would be equally striking, and Weems was chosen to carry out a number of projects ... Deco styles and relied on a large group of construction workers to carry out the project ... The economics of the Great Depression made it possible to carry out this project on a grander scale than would otherwise have been the case ...
David Lodge (actor) - Filmography
... (1960) Never 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) Go for a Take (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 ...
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 ...
Carry On Camping - Filming and Locations
... 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 ...

More definitions of "carry":

  • (verb): Have on hand.
    Example: "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
    Synonyms: stock, stockpile
  • (verb): Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission.
    Example: "The airwaves carry the sound"
    Synonyms: conduct, transmit, convey, channel
  • (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): Pass on a communication.
    Example: "The news was carried to every village in the province"
  • (verb): Drink alcohol without showing ill effects.
    Example: "He had drunk more than he could carry"
    Synonyms: hold
  • (verb): Take further or advance.
    Example: "Carry a cause"
  • (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): Secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions).
    Example: "The motion carried easily"
  • (verb): Extend to a certain degree.
    Example: "Carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"
  • (verb): Support or hold in a certain manner.
    Synonyms: hold, bear
  • (noun): The act of carrying something.
  • (verb): Have a certain range.
    Example: "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"
  • (verb): Propel or give impetus to.
    Example: "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"
  • (verb): Include as the content; broadcast or publicize.
    Synonyms: run
  • (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 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"
  • (verb): Bear (a crop).
    Example: "This land does not carry olives"
  • (verb): Win approval or support for.
    Example: "Carry all before one"
    Synonyms: persuade, sway
  • (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): Pursue a line of scent or be a bearer.
    Example: "The dog was taught to fetch and carry"
  • (verb): Be successful in.
    Example: "She lost the game but carried the match"
  • (verb): Capture after a fight.
    Example: "The troops carried the town after a brief fight"
  • (verb): Have with oneself; have on one's person.
    Example: "I always carry money"
    Synonyms: pack, take
  • (verb): Cover a certain distance or advance beyond.
    Example: "The drive carried to the green"
  • (verb): Continue or extend.
    Synonyms: extend
  • (verb): Keep up with financial support.
    Example: "The Federal Government carried the province for many years"
  • (verb): Be conveyed over a certain distance.
    Example: "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
  • (verb): Have on the surface or on the skin.
    Example: "Carry scars"
  • (verb): Be necessarily associated with or result in or involve.
    Example: "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"
  • (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): Win in an election.
    Example: "The senator carried his home state"
  • (verb): Sing or play against other voices or parts.
    Example: "He cannot carry a tune"
  • (verb): Include, as on a list.
    Example: "How many people are carried on the payroll?"
  • (verb): .
    Example: "Propel, "Carry the ball"
    Synonyms: dribble
  • (verb): Serve as a means for expressing something.
    Synonyms: convey, express
  • (verb): Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.
    Synonyms: post

Famous quotes containing the word carry:

    I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except by getting off his back.
    Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910)

    A good businessman never makes a contract unless he’s sure he can carry it through, yet every fool on earth is perfectly willing to sign a marriage contract without considering whether he can live up to it or not.
    Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976)

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