carry off


carry off

verb

Definition of CARRY OFF

1
to carry through (as a process) to completion <the con artist would never have been able to carry off his schemes if it were not for the greed of his eager victims>
Near Antonyms fail; skimp, slight, slur
2
to deprive of life <pray that the pestilence does not carry off any more souls than it already has>
Antonyms animate

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