Definition of CARRIED

verb : CARRIED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

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

  • 8. (

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

  • 9. (

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

  • 10. (

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

  • 11. (

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

  • 12. (

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

  • 15. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 17. (

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

  • 18. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 19. (

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

  • 20. (

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

  • 21. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 22. (

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

  • 23. (

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

  • 24. (

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

  • 25. (

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

  • 26. (

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

  • 27. (

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

  • 28. (

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