Synonyms and Antonyms of carry

  1. 1 to support and take from one place to another each camper must be able to carry his or her own backpack Synonyms of carry bear, cart, convey, ferry, haul, lug, pack, tote, transport Words Related to carry deliver, hand over, transfer; forward, send, ship, transmit; bring, fetch, take; move, remove, shift

  2. 2 to wear or have on one's person I always carry a camera with me so as to never miss a great shot Synonyms of carry bear, pack Words Related to carry flaunt, show off, sport; display, exhibit, parade, show

  3. 3 to bring before the public in performance or exhibition all of the television networks will carry the president's speech Synonyms of carry present, give, mount, offer, stageWords Related to carry display, exhibit, expose, parade, show, show off, unveil; preview; act, impersonate, perform, play, portray; depict, dramatize, enact, render, represent; extend, proffer, tender

  4. 4 to have as part of a whole the idea of equality carries with it a number of other concepts Synonyms of carry include, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, entail, involve, number, subsume, take inWords Related to carry comprise, consist (of); bracket; have, hold, own, possess; admit, receive; compose, constitute, form, make; assimilate, embody, incorporate, integrateNear Antonyms of carry ban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplaceAntonyms of carry exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit

  5. 5 to hold up or serve as a foundation for erected a trellis to carry the vine Synonyms of carry bear, bolster, brace, buttress, support, prop (up), shore (up), stay, sustain, undergird, underpin, upholdWords Related to carry steady, truss, underlie

  6. 6 to receive as return for effort carried off the award for best picture of the year Synonyms of carry acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, earn, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winWords Related to carry clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms of carry accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms of carry forfeit, lose

  7. 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 Synonyms of carry acquit, bear, behave, comport, conduct, demean, deport, quitWords Related to carry check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, quiet, repress, restrain; moderate, modulate, temper; act, impersonate, playNear Antonyms of carry act up, carry on, cut up, misbehave, misconduct

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