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Meaning of carry

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the act of carrying something
      v 1: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's
           hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear";
           "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying
           nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the
           river" [syn: {transport}, {carry}]
      2: have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an
         umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she
         goes into the mountains" [syn: {carry}, {pack}, {take}]
      3: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound
         carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound";
         "Many metals conduct heat" [syn: {impart}, {conduct},
         {transmit}, {convey}, {carry}, {channel}]
      4: serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of
         Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of
         anger" [syn: {carry}, {convey}, {express}]
      5: bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or
         responsibility of; "His efforts carried the entire project";
         "How many credits is this student carrying?"; "We carry a
         very large mortgage"
      6: support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head
         high"; "He carried himself upright" [syn: {hold}, {carry},
      7: contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The
         canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water" [syn:
         {hold}, {bear}, {carry}, {contain}]
      8: extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her
         ideas to the extreme"
      9: continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the
         neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote
         mountain provinces" [syn: {carry}, {extend}]
      10: be necessarily associated with or result in or involve;
          "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"
      11: win in an election; "The senator carried his home state"
      12: include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the
      13: behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he
          bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well
          during these difficult times" [syn: {behave}, {acquit},
          {bear}, {deport}, {conduct}, {comport}, {carry}]
      14: have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?" [syn:
          {stock}, {carry}, {stockpile}]
      15: include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the
          ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review";
          "All major networks carried the press conference" [syn:
          {carry}, {run}]
      16: propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball" [syn:
          {dribble}, {carry}]
      17: pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every
          village in the province"
      18: have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a
          consequence; "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"
      19: be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very
          well in this big opera house"
      20: keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government
          carried the province for many years"
      21: have or possess something abstract; "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"
      22: be equipped with (a mast or sail); "This boat can only carry
          a small sail"
      23: win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His
          speech did not sway the voters" [syn: {carry}, {persuade},
      24: compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own
          performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"
      25: take further or advance; "carry a cause"
      26: have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars"
      27: capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a
          brief fight"
      28: transfer (entries) from one account book to another [syn:
          {post}, {carry}]
      29: transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column
          or unit's place before or after, in addition or
          multiplication; "put down 5 and carry 2"
      30: pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught
          to fetch and carry"
      31: bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives"
      32: propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled
          the ball to the other side of the fence"
      33: drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his
          liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry" [syn:
          {carry}, {hold}]
      34: be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
      35: have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"
      36: cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive
          carried to the green"
      37: secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The
          motion carried easily"
      38: be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match"
      39: sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry
          a tune"
      40: be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are
          expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his
          child" [syn: {have a bun in the oven}, {bear}, {carry},
          {gestate}, {expect}]

WordNet ® Princeton University.

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