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carry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of carry

  1. 1 to support and take from one place to another <each camper must be able to carry his or her own backpack> Synonyms bear, cart, convey, ferry, haul, lug, pack, tote, transport Related Words deliver, hand over, transfer; forward, send, ship, transmit; bring, fetch, take; move, remove, shift

  2. 2 to wear or have on one's person <I always carry a camera with me so as to never miss a great shot> Synonyms bear, pack Related Words flaunt, show off, sport; display, exhibit, parade, show

  3. 3 to bring before the public in performance or exhibition <all of the television networks will carry the president's speech> Synonyms present, give, mount, offer, stageRelated Words display, exhibit, expose, parade, show, show off, unveil; preview; act, impersonate, perform, play, portray; depict, dramatize, enact, render, represent; extend, proffer, tender

  4. 4 to have as part of a whole <the idea of equality carries with it a number of other concepts> Synonyms include, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, entail, involve, number, subsume, take inRelated Words comprise, consist (of); bracket; have, hold, own, possess; admit, receive; compose, constitute, form, make; assimilate, embody, incorporate, integrateNear Antonyms ban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplaceAntonyms exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit

  5. 5 to hold up or serve as a foundation for <erected a trellis to carry the vine> Synonyms bear, bolster, brace, buttress, support, prop (up), shore (up), stay, sustain, undergird, underpin, upholdRelated Words steady, truss, underlie

  6. 6 to receive as return for effort <carried off the award for best picture of the year> Synonyms acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, earn, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose

  7. 7 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way <during that difficult time the grieving parents carried themselves with unfailing grace and dignity> Synonyms acquit, bear, behave, comport, conduct, demean, deport, quitRelated Words check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, quiet, repress, restrain; moderate, modulate, temper; act, impersonate, playNear Antonyms act up, carry on, cut up, misbehave, misconduct




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