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carry

verb  /ˈkær·i/ us  

carry verb (TRANSPORT)

[T] to transport or take from one place to another: The plane carried 116 passengers and a crew of seven. Would you like me to carry your bag for you? Underground cables carry electricity to all parts of the city.

carry verb (HAVE WITH YOU)

[T] to have something with you from one place to another: I carry my wallet in my back pocket. I don’t carry a lot of cash.

carry verb (SPREAD)

[T] to take something from one person or thing and give it to another person or thing; to spread: The mosquitoes will be studied to see if they carry the virus.

carry verb (HAVE)

[T] to have something as a part, quality, or result: All our rental cars carry collision insurance. I’m sorry, we don’t carry shoes (= we do not sell shoes). His argument carries a lot of conviction (= is supported by strong belief).

carry verb (SUPPORT WEIGHT)

[T] to support the weight of something: The weight of the roof is carried by steel beams.

carry verb (KEEP IN OPERATION)

[T] to support, keep in operation, or make a success: We cannot afford to carry people who don’t do their share of the work.

carry verb (WIN)

[T] to win the support, agreement, or sympathy of a group of people: Gore is expected to carry (= get the most votes in) the midwestern states.

carry verb (APPROVE)

[T] to win approval or support for something: With 21 votes for, and 8 opposed, the motion is carried.

carry verb (COMMUNICATE)

[T] to include a particular item of news, information, etc. in something printed, broadcast, or sent over electric wires: Newspapers and radio and TV stations throughout Missouri carried the story.

carry verb (REACH)

[I] (esp. of sounds) to be able to reach or travel a particular distance: The actorsvoices carried all the way to the back of the theater.

carry verb (MOVE NUMBER)

[T] to put a number into another column when doing addition

carry verb (MOVE BODY)

[T] to move and hold your body in a particular way: You can tell she’s a dancer by the way she carries herself.
(Definition of carry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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