Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for carrying?

Need synonyms for carrying? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Powerful or rich in volume and sound
more ❯
“The deep, reverberating cry of the gorillas had a carrying sound that made the cries of the humans seem thin and feeble by contrast.”
Of a woman or female animal, in expectation of giving birth
Able to be heard
more ❯
Picking up or fetching something
Comprising of, as part of a whole
“The crime of espionage will carry with it the death penalty.”
Present participle for to lift or support the weight of (someone or something)
“He would carry the large sack of potatoes on his back.”
Present participle for to move (someone or something) from one place to another
“There just weren't enough ships to carry everyone to their preferred destinations.”
Present participle for to persuade (others) to support one's policy
“He lost, failing even to carry the voters who elected him twice as mayor.”
Present participle for to support the weight of
“The bridge was built to carry heavy loads.”
Present participle for to be pregnant with
“She was said to carry twins at the time of the incident.”
Present participle for to stand and move in a specified way
“Equally important is how staff carry themselves, their posture, and how they groom themselves.”
Present participle for to be known or marked by
“The trains, which all carry the name Thameslink Cityflier, were expected to offer a full service by today.”
(of a shop) Present participle for to keep a regular stock of (goods for sale)
“The grocery stores should carry everything you need for your carrot cake.”
Present participle for to spread over a wide area or from one person to another
“Check for ticks often, because they carry several harmful diseases.”
Present participle for 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.”
(of a sound or voice) Present participle for to travel a certain distance or reach a specified point
“The General's booming voice would carry to the far reaches of the base.”
Present participle for to assume or accept (responsibility or blame)
“The people who carry the biggest responsibility should receive the largest remuneration.”
Present participle for to gain (a state or district) in an election
“This will not help the president carry the state in the general election.”
(media) Present participle for to publish or broadcast
“Networks that carry investigative programs should be given more leeway to pursue stories at different levels.”
Present participle for to receive as a return for effort
“The film would carry off the award for Best Picture of the Year.”
An act of physically transporting or conveying something
The action or process of transmitting or transferring something
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
8-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Apps More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2023