What is 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"
    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
... 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 ...
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 ...
David Lodge (actor) - Filmography
... (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 England (1976) Sahara (1983 ...
Carry On Camping - Filming and Locations
... is 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 ...

More definitions of "carry":

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

Famous quotes containing the word carry:

    Talents differ; all is well and wisely put;
    If I cannot carry forests on my back,
    Neither can you crack a nut.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.
    Frank Moore Colby (1865–1925)

    We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes, and our ravages. But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and in others.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)