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To have in possession
“She was said to carry twins at the time of the incident.”
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To lift or support the weight of (someone or something)
“He would carry the large sack of potatoes on his back.”
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To move (someone or something) from one place to another
“There just weren't enough ships to carry everyone to their preferred destinations.”
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To persuade (others) to support one's policy
“He lost, failing even to carry the voters who elected him twice as mayor.”
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To support the weight of
“The bridge was built to carry heavy loads.”
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To stand and move in a specified way
“Equally important is how staff carry themselves, their posture, and how they groom themselves.”
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To be known or marked by
“The trains, which all carry the name Thameslink Cityflier, were expected to offer a full service by today.”
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To have as a feature or consequence
“The crime of espionage will carry with it the death penalty.”
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(of a shop) To keep a regular stock of (goods for sale)
“The grocery stores should carry everything you need for your carrot cake.”
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To spread over a wide area or from one person to another
“Check for ticks often, because they carry several harmful diseases.”
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To approve (a proposed measure) by a majority of votes
“The motion that all negotiations be broken off was carried with nine votes for and three against.”
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(of a sound or voice) To travel a certain distance or reach a specified point
“The General's booming voice would carry to the far reaches of the base.”
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To assume or accept (responsibility or blame)
“The people who carry the biggest responsibility should receive the largest remuneration.”
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To gain (a state or district) in an election
“This will not help the president carry the state in the general election.”
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(media) To publish or broadcast
“Networks that carry investigative programs should be given more leeway to pursue stories at different levels.”
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To receive as a return for effort
“The film would carry off the award for Best Picture of the Year.”
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