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:

Katharine Lane Weems - Works At Harvard
... be equally striking, and Weems was chosen to carry out a number of projects ... and Art Deco styles and relied on a large group of construction workers to carry out the project ... 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
... 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 ... 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 Behind (1975 ...
Carry On Camping - Filming and Locations
... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "carry":

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

Famous quotes containing the word carry:

    God: “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”
    Moses: “If your presence will not go, do not carry us up from here. For how shall it be known that I have found favor in your sight, I and your people, unless you go with us?”
    Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 33:14-16.

    If you have a message you want to send to hell, give it to me; I’ll carry it!
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords,
    Lords without anger and honour, who dare not carry their swords.
    They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes;
    They look at our labour and laughter as a tired man looks at flies.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)