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carry off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of carry off

  1. 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> Synonyms accomplish, achieve, bring off, perform, carry out, commit, compass, do, execute, follow through (with), fulfill (or fulfil), make, negotiate, perpetrate, prosecute, pull off, put throughRelated Words bring about, effect, effectuate, implement; ace, nail; engage (in), practice (also practise); work (at); reduplicate, reenact, repeat; actualize, attain, realize; complete, end, finish, wind upNear Antonyms fail; skimp, slight, slur

  2. 2 to deprive of life <pray that the pestilence does not carry off any more souls than it already has> Synonyms kill, claim, croak [slang], destroy, dispatch, do in, fell, slay, takeRelated Words bump off, butcher, cut down, finish, get, ice [slang], knock off, murder, neutralize, off [slang], put away, rub out, scrag, snuff, take out, waste, whack [slang]; annihilate, blot out, decimate, kill off, massacre, mow, slaughter, smite; assassinate, execute, martyr, terminate; euthanize (also euthanatize), put down; suicideNear Antonyms raise, restore, resurrect, resuscitate, revive; nurtureAntonyms animate




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