Translation of "carry" - English-German dictionary


verb /ˈkӕri/

to take from one place etc to another

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

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

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

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

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

I forgot to carry the 2 forward.
carry off

to take away by carrying

She carried off the screaming child.
carry on

to continue

You must carry on working
Carry on with your work.

to manage (a business etc)

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

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)