carry away

verb

Definition of carry away

1 : to arouse to a high and often excessive degree of emotion or enthusiasm
  • The girl was carried away by her pity.
  • —Winston Churchill
2 : carry off 1

Examples of carry away in a Sentence

  1. the beauty of the music carried him away

First Known Use of carry away

1562

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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carry away Synonyms

Phrases

knock dead, knock one's socks off;



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