Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “carry”

See all translations

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.
(Definition of carry from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “carry” in German

Definitions of “carry” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More