Synonyms of 'carry'
to take from one place to anotherHe carried the plate through to the dining room.
They borrowed our boats to convey themselves across the river.
She was taken to hospital.
She moved the sheaf of papers into position.
My father brought home a book for me.
bear, , ,
a surveyor and his assistant bearing a torch
Water conducts heat faster than air.
A crane hauled the car out of the stream.
She fetched a towel from the bathroom.
It will be used mainly to relay television programmes.
I've been trying to reduce the amount of stuff I cart round with me.
hump (British, slang),
Charlie humped his rucksack up the stairs.
Nobody wants to lug around huge heavy suitcases.
The ship can carry seventy passengers.
This horse can't carry your weight.
the thick wooden posts that supported the ceiling
I can't stand any more. I'm going to run away.
The ice was not thick enough to bear the weight of marching men.
the basic costs of maintaining a child
He has to shoulder the consequences of his father's mistakes.
The magnets have lost the capacity to sustain the weight.
She doesn't suffer fools gladly and, in her view, most people are fools.
upholding the artist's right to creative freedom
a number of measures intended to bolster morale
to transmit or be transmittedFrogs eat pests which carry diseases.
(of a newspaper or television or radio station) to include in the contentsSeveral magazines carried the story.
The paper did not publish his name for legal reasons.
They're not releasing any more details yet.
a questionnaire printed in the magazine
Don't broadcast your business outside the family.
The result will be communicated to parents.
The press plays a critical part in disseminating news and information.
He gave no details of his plans.
to have as a factor or resultThe crime of espionage carries the death penalty.
to travel a certain distance or reach a specified pointEven in this stillness he doubted if the sound would carry.
be audible, ,
to be pregnant withShe claims to be carrying his child.
be pregnant with
It was this point of view that carried the day.
See carry on
See carry yourself
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in the sense of bear
to bringa surveyor and his assistant bearing a torch
in the sense of bear
to support or hold upThe ice was not thick enough to bear the weight of marching men.
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