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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 ?
Nobody is getting carried away, we''re just enjoying the feeling of playing well and getting good results.
But no-one at the Giants is getting carried away, and a win at Warrington on Sunday would change nothing in that respect.
However, Brown is convinced he has the right characters in his squad to prevent the players from getting carried away.
Rovers manager said: "It's back to work on Monday, we're not getting carried away.
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc isn't one for getting carried away, and he's shown it after the signing of new Polish wonderkid Jakub Blaszczykowski.
We aren't getting carried away ( we just want to get him to next Friday in one piece.
But lead singer Kele Oreke says the band aren't getting carried away.
Passion-killers at the Law Society warned that getting carried away could cost couples dearly in the future.
Coach Graham Steadman said: "I honestly believe we can compete with the best of them, but I am not getting carried away.
Hey, we're probably getting carried away, but this is new ground, new opportunity.
We're on a good run at the moment and full of confidence, but we're not getting carried away.
Morrow is excited about the months to come, but isn't getting carried away.
The Warriors' 38-30 over the Giants allowed them to take full advantage of the defeats of nearest rivals St Helens and Warrington but Maguire, in his first season in England, is not getting carried away by his side's impressive start.
Many pundits in South Africa view Sheridan as the danger man who might wreak havoc opposite Springboks skipper and tighthead John Smit, but Rowntree is not getting carried away.
The Noose Lane boss says the results have created a winning mentality, but no-one is getting carried away.