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Synonyms for carry



be audible


be expecting


carry on: make a fuss

carry on: have an affair


carry something on

carry yourself


  • behave
  • act
  • conduct yourself
  • deport yourself
  • acquit yourself
  • comport yourself

Synonyms for carry

to move while supporting

to cause to come along with oneself

to serve as a conduit

to cause (a disease) to pass to another or others

to hold up

to sustain the weight of

to hold on one's person

to conduct oneself in a specified way

to proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

to be accepted or approved


to be endowed with as a visible characteristic or form

to have as an accompaniment, a condition, or a consequence

to have for sale


carry away: to move or excite greatly

carry off: to cause the death of

carry on: to control the course of (an activity)

carry on: to involve oneself in (an activity)

carry on: to engage in (a war or campaign, for example)

carry on: to continue without halting despite difficulties or setbacks

carry on: to show enthusiasm

carry on: to behave in a rowdy, improper, or unruly fashion

carry out: to oversee the provision or execution of

carry out: to engage in (a war or campaign, for example)

carry out: to compel observance of

carry out: to act in conformity with

carry out: to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

carry through: to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

Synonyms for carry

move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

have with oneself


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transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of

support or hold in a certain manner

extend to a certain degree

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continue or extend

be necessarily associated with or result in or involve

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win in an election

include, as on a list

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have on hand

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propel, "Carry the ball"


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have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence

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be conveyed over a certain distance

keep up with financial support

have or possess something abstract

be equipped with (a mast or sail)

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win approval or support for

compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance

take further or advance

have on the surface or on the skin

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capture after a fight

transfer (entries) from one account book to another


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transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication

pursue a line of scent or be a bearer

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propel or give impetus to

drink alcohol without showing ill effects


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have a certain range

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cover a certain distance or advance beyond

secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)

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be successful in

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sing or play against other voices or parts

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References in periodicals archive ?
There is no point in getting carried away but all we can do is try to beat whoever is put in front of us every week.
Hamilton is content with Glenavon's start to the campaign, but added: "We had the same points tally seven games into last season, so we're not getting carried away with where we are in the table.
But no-one at the Giants is getting carried away, and a win at Warrington on Sunday would change nothing in that respect.
Confidence is high after last Saturday's 35-24 victory over Cleckheaton but Gallagher insisted: "It has been a very good start for us but no-one will be getting carried away.
Rovers manager said: "It's back to work on Monday, we're not getting carried away.
We aren't getting carried away ( we just want to get him to next Friday in one piece.
Cardiff city boss Dave Jones insists the Bluebirds won't be getting carried away despite Ninian Park expecting a third successive sell-out against Southampton tonight.
Boss Redknapp wasn't getting carried away and said: "We are top but for me it is just a good start to the season.
Burnell said: 'Obviously our results in Scotland were very pleasing but no one is getting carried away.
Punters may have been getting carried away backing the horse to such an extent following rainfall at the track - the horse needs the ground as soft as possible, and it's doubtful that the ground was testing enough here.
Passion-killers at the Law Society warned that getting carried away could cost couples dearly in the future.
Hey, we're probably getting carried away, but this is new ground, new opportunity.
45PM WITH five points on the road so far this season, Mervue manager Johnny Glynn is not getting carried away as they prepare to face Cobh at St Colman's Park.
The Station Park boss said: "It has been a great start but I'm a bit long in the tooth to be getting carried away.
The Noose Lane boss says the results have created a winning mentality, but no-one is getting carried away.