English definition of “carry”
HOLD [T] › to hold something or someone with your hands, arms, or on your back and take them from one place to another: He was carrying my bags. She picked up the child and carried him down the stairs.
TRANSPORT [T] › to move someone or something from one place to another: The plane was carrying 30 passengers. Underground cables carry electricity to all parts of the building. Strong currents carried them out to sea.
HAVE WITH YOU [T] › to have something with you in a pocket, bag, etc: She still carries his photo in her purse.
DISEASE [T] › to have a disease that you might give to someone else: Mosquitoes carry malaria and other infectious diseases.
PART [T] › to have something as a part or a result of something: All cigarette advertising must carry a government health warning. Murder still carries the death penalty there.
SOUND [I] › If a sound or someone's voice carries, it can be heard a long way away.
SUPPORT [T] › to support the weight of something: Is the ice thick enough to carry my weight?
MATHS [T] › to put a number into another column when adding numbers
DEVELOP [T] › to develop something in a particular way: She carried her diet to extremes.
be carried › to be formally accepted by people voting at a meeting: The motion was carried by 210 votes to 160. → See also carry weight