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Correct spelling: carry

Definition of carry:

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

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

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

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

5) 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"

6) the act of carrying something

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

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

9) sing or play against other voices or parts; " He cannot carry a tune"

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

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

12) be successful in; " She lost the game but carried the match"

13) win in an election; " The senator carried his home state"

14) 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"

15) have on hand; " Do you carry kerosene heaters?"

16) 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"

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

18) cover a certain distance or advance beyond; " The drive carried to the green"

19) have a certain range; " This rifle carries for 3, 000 feet"

20) be able to feed; " This land will carry ten cows to the acre"

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

22) 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"

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

24) propel, " Carry the ball"; " dribble the ball"

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

26) 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"

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

28) 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"

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

30) transfer ( entries) from one account book to another

31) capture after a fight; " The troops carried the town after a brief fight"

32) have on the surface or on the skin; " carry scars"

33) take further or advance; " carry a cause"

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

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

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

37) 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"

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

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

40) To have or hold as a burden, while moving from place to place; to have upon or about one's person; to bear; as, to carry a wound; to carry an unborn child.

41) To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.

42) To transfer from one place ( as a country, book, or column) to another; as, to carry the war from Greece into Asia; to carry an account to the ledger; to carry a number in adding figures.

43) To convey by extension or continuance; to extend; as, to carry the chimney through the roof; to carry a road ten miles farther.

44) To bear or uphold successfully through conflict, as a leader or principle; hence, to succeed in, as in a contest; to bring to a successful issue; to win; as, to carry an election.

45) To get possession of by force; to capture.

46) To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of ; to show or exhibit; to imply.

47) To bear the charges or burden of holding or having, as stocks, merchandise, etc., from one time to another; as, a merchant is carrying a large stock; a farm carries a mortgage; a broker carries stock for a customer; to carry a life insurance.

48) To act as a bearer; to convey anything; as, to fetch and carry.

49) To have propulsive power; to propel; as, a gun or mortar carries well.

50) To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.

51) A tract of land, over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a carrying place; a portage.

52) To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; - often with away or off.

53) To bear ( one's self); to behave, to conduct or demean; - with the reflexive pronouns.

54) To hold the head; - said of a horse; as, to carry well i. e., to hold the head high, with arching neck.

Common misspellings for carry:

  • cary (57%)
  • carrys (13%)
  • carrry (9%)
  • caryy (4%)
  • carrey (3%)
  • arry (3%)
  • carriy (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Meaning: beloved; friend; free man

Origin: Latin

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".

Sounds Like: Corry, Karry, Carey, Cary, Carrey, Carri.

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.

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