- To support someone, especially in an submissive or uncritical manner.
- To assume the leading role; do most of the work.
- To be victorious or successful.
- to be moved to great or unreasoning emotion or enthusiasm
- to proceed or progress with
- to transfer from one column, page, book, or account to another
Other Word Forms of Carry
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Carry
- carry (someone's) water
- carry the ball
- carry the day
- be carried away
- carry forward
- carry off
- carry on
- carry out
- carry over
- carry through
Origin of Carry
From Middle English carrien, from Anglo-Norman carier (modern French: charrier). Replaced native Middle English ferien (“to carry, transport, convey”) (from Old English ferian) and Middle English aberen (“to carry, bear, endure”) (from Old English āberan).
Middle English carien from Old North French carier from carre cart car
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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