Synonyms for carry

Synonyms for (noun) carry

Synonyms: carry

Definition: the act of carrying something

Similar words: conveyance, transfer, transferral, transport, transportation

Definition: the act of moving something from one location to another

Synonyms for (verb) carry

Synonyms: have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, carry, bear

Definition: be pregnant with

Usage: She is bearing his child; The are expecting another child in January; I am carrying his child

Similar words: deliver, have, give birth, birth, bear

Definition: cause to be born

Usage: My wife had twins yesterday!


Synonyms: extend, carry

Definition: continue or extend

Usage: The civil war carried into the neighboring province; The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces

Similar words: continue

Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time

Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks


Synonyms: carry

Definition: include, as on a list

Usage: How many people are carried on the payroll?

Similar words: include

Definition: consider as part of something

Usage: I include you in the list of culprits


Synonyms: carry

Definition: sing or play against other voices or parts

Usage: He cannot carry a tune

Similar words: do, perform, execute

Definition: carry out or perform an action

Usage: John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters; the skater executed a triple pirouette; she did a little dance


Synonyms: carry, express, convey

Definition: serve as a means for expressing something

Usage: The painting of Mary carries motherly love; His voice carried a lot of anger

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate

Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings

Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist


Synonyms: carry

Definition: pass on a communication

Usage: The news was carried to every village in the province

Similar words: put across, pass, pass along, pass on, communicate

Definition: transmit information

Usage: Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news


Synonyms: carry

Definition: be successful in

Usage: She lost the game but carried the match

Similar words: win

Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game


Synonyms: carry

Definition: win in an election

Usage: The senator carried his home state

Similar words: win

Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game


Synonyms: carry

Definition: secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)

Usage: The motion carried easily

Similar words: obtain

Definition: come into possession of

Usage: How did you obtain the visa?


Synonyms: carry

Definition: cover a certain distance or advance beyond

Usage: The drive carried to the green

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: 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


Synonyms: carry

Definition: have a certain range

Usage: This rifle carries for 3,000 feet

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France


Synonyms: carry

Definition: be able to feed

Usage: This land will carry ten cows to the acre

Similar words: sustain, nourish, nurture

Definition: provide with nourishment

Usage: We sustained ourselves on bread and water; This kind of food is not nourishing for young children


Synonyms: carry, hold

Definition: drink alcohol without showing ill effects

Usage: He can hold his liquor; he had drunk more than he could carry

Similar words: booze, fuddle, drink

Definition: consume alcohol

Usage: We were up drinking all night


Synonyms: carry

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

Usage: His efforts carried the entire project; How many credits is this student carrying?; We carry a very large mortgage

Similar words: hold, hold up, support, sustain

Definition: be the physical support of; carry the weight of

Usage: The beam holds up the roof; He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam; What's holding that mirror?


Synonyms: carry

Definition: propel or give impetus to

Usage: The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence

Similar words: impel, propel

Definition: cause to move forward with force

Usage: Steam propels this ship


Synonyms: dribble, carry

Definition: propel, "Carry the ball"

Usage: dribble the ball

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball


Synonyms: transport, carry

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

Usage: 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

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: carry

Definition: bear (a crop)

Usage: this land does not carry olives

Similar words: produce, raise, grow, farm

Definition: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

Usage: The Bordeaux region produces great red wines; They produce good ham in Parma; We grow wheat here; We raise hogs here


Synonyms: run, carry

Definition: include as the content; broadcast or publicize

Usage: We ran the ad three times; This paper carries a restaurant review; All major networks carried the press conference

Similar words: diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, spread, pass around, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, propagate

Definition: cause to become widely known

Usage: spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news


Synonyms: carry

Definition: pursue a line of scent or be a bearer

Usage: the dog was taught to fetch and carry

Similar words: follow

Definition: to travel behind, go after, come after

Usage: The ducklings followed their mother around the pond; Please follow the guide through the museum


Synonyms: carry

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

Usage: put down 5 and carry 2

Similar words: shift, transfer

Definition: move around

Usage: transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket


Synonyms: carry, channel, impart, transmit, conduct, convey

Definition: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

Usage: Sound carries well over water; The airwaves carry the sound; Many metals conduct heat

Similar words: bring, convey, take

Definition: take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

Usage: Bring me the box from the other room; Take these letters to the boss; This brings me to the main point


Synonyms: post, carry

Definition: transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Similar words: transfer

Definition: move from one place to another

Usage: transfer the data; transmit the news; transfer the patient to another hospital


Synonyms: stock, stockpile, carry

Definition: have on hand

Usage: Do you carry kerosene heaters?

Similar words: hold, have, have got

Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard


Synonyms: carry

Definition: capture after a fight

Usage: The troops carried the town after a brief fight

Similar words: capture, seize, conquer, appropriate

Definition: take possession of by force, as after an invasion

Usage: the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants; The army seized the town; The militia captured the castle


Synonyms: carry

Definition: have on the surface or on the skin

Usage: carry scars

Similar words: bear

Definition: have

Usage: bear a resemblance; bear a signature


Synonyms: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport

Definition: behave in a certain manner

Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Similar words: carry, hold, bear

Definition: support or hold in a certain manner

Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright


Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: 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


Synonyms: carry

Definition: take further or advance

Usage: carry a cause

Similar words: boost, advance, encourage, further, promote

Definition: contribute to the progress or growth of

Usage: I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom


Synonyms: carry

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

Usage: I resent having to carry her all the time

Similar words: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

Definition: adjust for

Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance


Synonyms: carry

Definition: extend to a certain degree

Usage: carry too far; She carries her ideas to the extreme

Similar words: effect

Definition: act so as to bring into existence

Usage: effect a change


Synonyms: persuade, sway, carry

Definition: win approval or support for

Usage: Carry all before one; His speech did not sway the voters

Similar words: act upon, work, influence

Definition: have and exert influence or effect

Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate


Synonyms: carry

Definition: be equipped with (a mast or sail)

Usage: This boat can only carry a small sail

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France


Synonyms: carry

Definition: be necessarily associated with or result in or involve

Usage: This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison

Similar words: involve, imply

Definition: have as a necessary feature

Usage: This decision involves many changes


Synonyms: carry

Definition: have or possess something abstract

Usage: 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

Similar words: hold, have, have got

Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard


Synonyms: carry

Definition: keep up with financial support

Usage: The Federal Government carried the province for many years

Similar words: sustain, maintain, keep

Definition: supply with necessities and support

Usage: She alone sustained her family; The money will sustain our good cause; There's little to earn and many to keep


Synonyms: hold, carry, contain, bear

Definition: contain or hold; have within

Usage: The jar carries wine; The canteen holds fresh water; This can contains water

Similar words: include

Definition: have as a part, be made up out of

Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers


Synonyms: take, carry, pack

Definition: have with oneself; have on one's person

Usage: She always takes an umbrella; I always carry money; She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France


Synonyms: carry

Definition: be conveyed over a certain distance

Usage: Her voice carries very well in this big opera house

Similar words: range

Definition: have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun

Usage: This gun ranges over two miles


Synonyms: carry

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

Usage: 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

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France