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See definition of carried on on Dictionary.com
  • verbcontinue activity
  • verbmanage operations
  • verblose control emotionally

synonyms for carried on

  • achieve
  • endure
  • hang on
  • keep going
  • last
  • maintain
  • perpetuate
  • persevere
  • persist
  • proceed
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antonyms for carried on

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  • be calm
  • discontinue
  • mismanage
  • stop
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How to use carried on in a sentence

In this way bundles of the plants are easily made, and in most cases these can be readily carried about.
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A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.
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She had carried the baby over to Juana's and left her there, that she might be free to serve the Father's supper.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I doubt that thirty persons per day are carried into or brought out of it by all public conveyances whatever.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A colossal steam "traveller" had ceaselessly carried great blocks of stone and long steel girders from point to point.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
They determined that an offensive war should be carried on against them, and voted to raise 90 men!
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
They carried the two bodies together on some litters, and buried them both in the same grave.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He carried this war of extermination up to Ilocos, where, little by little, his forces deserted him.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I was expecting this suggestion to be carried out; but they did nothing of the kind.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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