Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun carry

1 sense of carry

Sense 1
carry -- (the act of carrying something)
       => transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance -- (the act of moving something from one location to another)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb carry

40 senses of carry

Sense 1
transport, carry -- (move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
carry, pack, take -- (have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 3
impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel -- (transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat")
       => bring, convey, take -- (take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point")

Sense 4
carry, convey, express -- (serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

Sense 5
carry -- (bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of; "His efforts carried the entire project"; "How many credits is this student carrying?"; "We carry a very large mortgage")
       => hold, support, sustain, hold up -- (be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?")

Sense 6
hold, carry, bear -- (support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright")

Sense 7
hold, bear, carry, contain -- (contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water")
       => include -- (have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers")

Sense 8
carry -- (extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme")
       => effect -- (act so as to bring into existence; "effect a change")

Sense 9
carry, extend -- (continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces")
       => continue -- (exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks")

Sense 10
carry -- (be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison")
       => imply, involve -- (have as a necessary feature; "This decision involves many changes")

Sense 11
carry -- (win in an election; "The senator carried his home state")
       => win -- (be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game")

Sense 12
carry -- (include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?")
       => include -- (consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits")

Sense 13
behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry -- (behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times")
       => hold, carry, bear -- (support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 14
stock, carry, stockpile -- (have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?")
       => have, have got, hold -- (have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard")

Sense 15
carry, run -- (include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference")
       => circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around -- (cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

Sense 16
dribble, carry -- (propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball")
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 17
carry -- (pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province")
       => communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across -- (transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news")

Sense 18
carry -- (have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence; "This new washer carries a two year guarantee"; "The loan carries a high interest rate"; "this undertaking carries many dangers"; "She carries her mother's genes"; "These bonds carry warrants"; "The restaurant carries an unusual name")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 19
carry -- (be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house")
       => range -- (have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles")

Sense 20
carry -- (keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years")
       => sustain, keep, maintain -- (supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep")

Sense 21
carry -- (have or possess something abstract; "I carry her image in my mind's eye"; "I will carry the secret to my grave"; "I carry these thoughts in the back of my head"; "I carry a lot of life insurance")
       => have, have got, hold -- (have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard")

Sense 22
carry -- (be equipped with (a mast or sail); "This boat can only carry a small sail")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 23
carry, persuade, sway -- (win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters")
       => influence, act upon, work -- (have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate")

Sense 24
carry -- (compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time")
       => compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up -- (adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance")

Sense 25
carry -- (take further or advance; "carry a cause")
       => promote, advance, boost, further, encourage -- (contribute to the progress or growth of; "I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom")

Sense 26
carry -- (have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars")
       => bear -- (have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature")

Sense 27
carry -- (capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight")
       => appropriate, capture, seize, conquer -- (take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle")

Sense 28
post, carry -- (transfer (entries) from one account book to another)
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

Sense 29
carry -- (transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication; "put down 5 and carry 2")
       => transfer, shift -- (move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket")

Sense 30
carry -- (pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry")
       => follow -- (to travel behind, go after, come after; "The ducklings followed their mother around the pond"; "Please follow the guide through the museum")

Sense 31
carry -- (bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives")
       => grow, raise, farm, produce -- (cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here")

Sense 32
carry -- (propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence")
       => propel, impel -- (cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship")

Sense 33
carry, hold -- (drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry")
       => drink, booze, fuddle -- (consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night")

Sense 34
carry -- (be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre")
       => nourish, nurture, sustain -- (provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children")

Sense 35
carry -- (have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 36
carry -- (cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 37
carry -- (secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily")
       => obtain -- (come into possession of; "How did you obtain the visa?")

Sense 38
carry -- (be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match")
       => win -- (be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game")

Sense 39
carry -- (sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune")
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 40
have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect -- (be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child")
       => give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have -- (cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!")

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