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cart

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noun \ˈkärt\

Definition of cart

  1. 1 :  a heavy usually horse-drawn 2-wheeled vehicle used for farming or transporting freight

  2. 2 :  a lightweight 2-wheeled vehicle drawn by a horse, pony, or dog

  3. 3 :  a small wheeled vehicle



Examples of cart

  1. <a cart piled up with hay>



Origin of cart

Middle English, probably from Old Norse kartr; akin to Old English cræt cart


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with cart


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cart

verb

Simple Definition of cart

  • : to carry or move (something) in a cart

  • : to carry or move (something)

  • : to take (someone) away by force

Full Definition of cart

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to carry or convey in or as if in a cart <buses to cart the kids to and from school — L. S. Gannett>

  3. 2 :  to take or drag away without ceremony or by force —usually used with off <they carted him off to jail>

cart·er noun

Examples of cart

  1. We carted some dirt to the garden.

  2. I carted all the books home.

  3. He carted the bags away.



14th Century

First Known Use of cart

14th century



CART Defined for Kids

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cart

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noun \ˈkärt\

Definition of cart

  1. 1 :  a heavy vehicle with two wheels usually drawn by horses and used for hauling

  2. 2 :  a light vehicle pushed or pulled by hand




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cart

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verb

Definition of cart

cart·edcart·ing

  1. 1 :  to carry in a cart

  2. 2 :  carry 1

cart·er noun




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