carry translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "carry" - English-German dictionary


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

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day


Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More