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Carry \c(ar)-ry\

beloved; friend; free man
Carry as a girl's name is a variant of Cara (Latin, Irish, Gaelic), Carol (Old German), Caroline (Old German) and Carrie (Old German), and the meaning of Carry is "beloved; friend; free man".
Corry, Karry, Carey, Cary, Carri, Carrey.

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Examples of usage for carry:

  1. A person may bear a load either when in motion or at rest; he carries it only when in motion. The stooping Atlas bears the world on his shoulders; swiftly moving Time carries the hour- glass and scythe; a person may be said either to bear or to carry a scar, since it is upon him whether in motion or at rest. If an object is to be moved from the place we occupy, we say carry; if to the place we occupy, we say bring. A messenger carries a letter to a correspondent, and brings an answer. Take is often used in this sense in place of carry; as, take that letter to the office. Carry often signifies to transport by personal strength, without reference to the direction; as, that is more than he can carry; yet, even so, it would not be admissible to say carry it to me, or carry it here; in such case we must say bring. To lift is simply to raise from the ground, tho but for an instant, with no reference to holding or moving; one may be able to lift what he could not carry. The figurative uses of carry are very numerous; as, to carry an election, carry the country, carry ( in the sense of capture) a fort, carry an audience, carry a stock of goods, etc. Compare CONVEY; KEEP; SUPPORT.
  2. There are a great many small people in the country who carry on such a business as selling tea and who know very little about it. "Second Shetland Truck System Report" , William Guthrie.
  3. They always carry pass- books. "Second Shetland Truck System Report" , William Guthrie.

Quotes for carry:

  1. The best advice he gave me was to carry on. It would have been difficult to set foot back inside a TV studio if I hadn't carried on- I don't know if I would have ever gone back in. - Cilla Black
  2. The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm. - Aldous Huxley
  3. Check bags are fun. I just make sure there won't be anything illegal in my check bag which is forbidden at a cabin of a plane. Just leaving things like scissors and such out of my carry -on things in order to avoid troubles with some certain airline, y'know. - Kerry King
  4. So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it's a positive one. - Sidney Poitier
  5. I figure if it's turns out well the film will have its own momentum and will carry into the video release. So it's hard to really picture the DVD version when I'm in production. - Jay Roach

Rhymes for carry:

  1. barrie, barry, charry, clarey, farry, garey, garrey.
  2. denarii.
  3. garry, scarry.
  4. intermarry.

Idioms for carry:

  1. carry about
  2. carry through
  3. carry back
  4. carry one's ( own) weight
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