Translation of "carry" - English-German dictionary

carry

verb /ˈkӕri/

to take from one place etc to another

tragen
She carried the child over the river
Flies carry disease.

to go from one place to another

reichen; übertragen
Sound carries better over water.

to support

tragen
These stone columns carry the weight of the whole building.

to have or hold

mit sich bringen
This job carries great responsibility.

to approve (a bill etc) by a majority of votes

durchsetzen
The parliamentary bill was carried by forty-two votes.

to hold (oneself) in a certain way

sich haben
He carries himself like a soldier.
carry-all noun

(American) a hold-all.

eine Art Gepäckstück
be/get carried away

to be overcome by one’s feelings

fortreißen
She was/got carried away by the excitement.
carry forward

to add on (a number from one column of figures to the next)

übertragen
I forgot to carry the 2 forward.
carry off

to take away by carrying

forttragen
She carried off the screaming child.
carry on

to continue

fortfahren
You must carry on working
Carry on with your work.

to manage (a business etc)

betreiben
He carries on a business as a grocer.
carry-on /ˈkari-on/ noun

(slang) a fuss; excited behaviour.

die Aufregung
carry-on /ˈkari-on/ adjective

(of bags or cases) that passengers can carry with them on board a plane.

das Handgepäck
carry out

to accomplish

ausführen
He carried out the plan.
carry weight

to have influence

Gewicht, Einfluß haben
His opinion carries a lot of weight around here.

(Translation of “carry” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)