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carry

verb

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1 to support and take from one place to another
  • each camper must be able to carry his or her own backpack

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2 to wear or have on one's person
  • I always carry a camera with me so as to never miss a great shot

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3 to bring before the public in performance or exhibition
  • all of the television networks will carry the president's speech

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4 to have as part of a whole
  • the idea of equality carries with it a number of other concepts

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5 to hold up or serve as a foundation for
  • erected a trellis to carry the vine

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6 to receive as return for effort
  • carried off the award for best picture of the year

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7 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way
  • during that difficult time the grieving parents carried themselves with unfailing grace and dignity

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The first known use of carry was in the 14th century

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“Carry.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carry. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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