carry away

verb

Definition of carry away 

transitive verb

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

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Examples of carry away in a Sentence

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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