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According to WordNet, the verb "carry" has 40 sense(s).

201049606 sing or play against other voices or parts; "He cannot carry a tune".

202636325 be necessarily associated with or result in or involve; "This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison".

202746735 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".

201449974 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".

201740320 bear (a crop); "this land does not carry olives".

201101416 win in an election; "The senator carried his home state".

201061017 serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger".

202285392 have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?".

202586121 win approval or support for; "Carry all before one"; "His speech did not sway the voters".

202001699 pursue a line of scent or be a bearer; "the dog was taught to fetch and carry".

200059019 be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child".

202233195 transfer (entries) from one account book to another.

202303878 capture after a fight; "The troops carried the town after a brief fight".

201601234 support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright".

201123415 cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green".

202555684 take further or advance; "carry a cause".

201218084 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".

202630734 be equipped with (a mast or sail); "This boat can only carry a small sail".

202741357 be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house".

200738951 include, as on a list; "How many people are carried on the payroll?".

202636516 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".

201205153 drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry".

202556537 compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time".

200235110 continue or extend; "The civil war carried into the neighboring province"; "The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces".

201203074 be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre".

202700867 contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water".

201100672 be successful in; "She lost the game but carried the match".

201061320 pass on a communication; "The news was carried to every village in the province".

201746359 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".

202682954 keep up with financial support; "The Federal Government carried the province for many years".

202012725 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".

201241881 propel or give impetus to; "The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence".

202717102 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".

201123609 have a certain range; "This rifle carries for 3,000 feet".

201408760 propel, "Carry the ball"; "dribble the ball".

202079933 transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat".

202561168 extend to a certain degree; "carry too far"; "She carries her ideas to the extreme".

201101571 secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions); "The motion carried easily".

202359228 have on the surface or on the skin; "carry scars".

202518161 behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times".


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