carry on

verb

Definition of carry on

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to continue doing, pursuing, or operating carry on research carried on the business

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to continue especially in spite of hindrance or discouragement chose to carry on despite the weather

  5. 2 :  to behave or speak in a foolish, excited, or improper manner shocked at how he carries on

Examples of carry on in a Sentence

  1. a toddler crying and carrying on in the store

  2. she bravely carried on despite the loss of her husband

First Known Use of carry on

1600



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