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carry-on

Synonyms and Antonyms of carry-on

a bag carried by hand and designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles
  • The airline allows two carry-ons per person.
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carry on

Synonyms and Antonyms of carry on

1 to behave badly
  • a toddler crying and carrying on in the store
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raise Cain (or raise hell), run riot

Near Antonyms of carry on
2 to continue despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement
  • She bravely carried on despite the loss of her husband.
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gut it out, hang in there

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3 to look after and make decisions about
  • carries on a business that was opened 75 years ago
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watch over


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