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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 ?
All you need to remember is you're not allowed to kill anyone or make use of a motor vehicle to carry the ball. Apart from that, it's a veritable free-for-all.
'Everyone in the French team is going to be tested but outside-half is an area where we carry the ball a lot so you will see us attacking that channel a lot.'
''I carry the ball a long way and when the fairways are running, a lot of other people can get up there, too.
This may not work in your program if you have weight restrictions, but strive to get the biggest and fastest allowable kids to carry the ball.
He's got the ability to pass in tight channels and the ability to pass across wide channels - we'd like to think that he can bring more to the role than just being used to carry the ball forward as a blunt instrument."
"A minute or so later Carra did carry the ball out, but he turned and shouted: 'They'll be carrying you out of here in a minute!' or something like that."
Huddersfield are a very physical, very decent side, and players like Jensen, Lolesi and Whatuira carry the ball very strongly.
Refereee Steve Bennett refused to award a goal after Chelsea keeper Petr Cech appeared to carry the ball over his own line.
In Gaelic football, players are allowed to carry the ball with their hands as well as kick it.
Since Return Right calls for the LH to carry the ball, he would take the ball from the QB and start sprinting toward the wall immediately.
"Silvestre is something different for us, he's someone who can carry the ball, he can go past people, and obviously he's got great experience."
But bitter United boss Sir Alex Ferguson attacked Mourinho, claiming he had influenced referee Steve Bennett not to award a United goal after Chelsea keeper Petr Cech appeared to carry the ball over his own line under pressure.