the act of carrying something
transport, carry (verb)
move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
"You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
carry, pack, take (verb)
have with oneself; have on one's person
"She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel (verb)
transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
"Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
carry, convey, express (verb)
serve as a means for expressing something
"The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"
bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
"His efforts carried the entire project"; "How many credits is this student carrying?"; "We carry a very large mortgage"
hold, carry, bear (verb)
support or hold in a certain manner
"She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
hold, bear, carry, contain (verb)
contain or hold; have within
"The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
extend to a certain degree
"carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme"
carry, extend (verb)
continue or extend
"The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces"
be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
"This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison"
win in an election
"The senator carried his home state"
include, as on a list
"How many people are carried on the payroll?"
behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry (verb)
behave in a certain manner
"She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
stock, carry, stockpile (verb)
have on hand
"Do you carry kerosene heaters?"
carry, run (verb)
include as the content; broadcast or publicize
"We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"
dribble, carry (verb)
propel, "Carry the ball"
"dribble the ball"
pass on a communication
"The news was carried to every village in the province"
have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
"This new washer carries a two year guarantee"; "The loan carries a high interest rate"; "this undertaking carries many dangers"; "She carries her mother's genes"; "These bonds carry warrants"; "The restaurant carries an unusual name"
be conveyed over a certain distance
"Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
keep up with financial support
"The Federal Government carried the province for many years"
have or possess something abstract
"I carry her image in my mind's eye"; "I will carry the secret to my grave"; "I carry these thoughts in the back of my head"; "I carry a lot of life insurance"
be equipped with (a mast or sail)
"This boat can only carry a small sail"
carry, persuade, sway (verb)
win approval or support for
"Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters"
compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
"I resent having to carry her all the time"
take further or advance
"carry a cause"
have on the surface or on the skin
capture after a fight
"The troops carried the town after a brief fight"
post, carry (verb)
transfer (entries) from one account book to another
transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
"put down 5 and carry 2"
pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
"the dog was taught to fetch and carry"
bear (a crop)
"this land does not carry olives"
propel or give impetus to
"The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence"
carry, hold (verb)
drink alcohol without showing ill effects
"He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry"
be able to feed
"This land will carry ten cows to the acre"
have a certain range
"This rifle carries for 3,000 feet"
cover a certain distance or advance beyond
"The drive carried to the green"
secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
"The motion carried easily"
be successful in
"She lost the game but carried the match"
sing or play against other voices or parts
"He cannot carry a tune"
have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect (verb)
be pregnant with
"She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail (verb)
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
"Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
be in control
"Her husband completely dominates her"
dominate, master (verb)
have dominance or the power to defeat over
"Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems"
overshadow, dominate, eclipse (verb)
be greater in significance than
"the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
dominate, command, overlook, overtop (verb)
look down on
"The villa dominates the town"
tyrannize, tyrannise, domineer (verb)
rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner
"her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her"
regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern (verb)
bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
"We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
direct or strongly influence the behavior of
"His belief in God governs his conduct"
govern, rule (verb)
exercise authority over; as of nations
"Who is governing the country now?"
require to be in a certain grammatical case, voice, or mood
"most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German"
authoritarian, dictatorial, overbearing (adj)
expecting unquestioning obedience
"the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"
disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering (adj)
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
"some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
get the better of, overcome, defeat (verb)
win a victory over
"You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, master (verb)
get on top of; deal with successfully
"He overcame his shyness"
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake (verb)
overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
get the best, have the best, overcome (verb)
overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
"Heart disease can get the best of us"