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carries on

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

synonyms for carries on

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

antonyms for carries on

MOST RELEVANT
  • be calm
  • discontinue
  • mismanage
  • stop
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How to use carries on in a sentence

I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When the harvest time arrives in December, each tenant carries his crop to the mill for grinding.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Accordingly he carries to court a beautiful barb, and requests his majesty's acceptance of it.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He carries a bamboo basket in which he has put a mixture containing a curious kind of poison.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
If he carries these gratuitously his obligation is still less, nevertheless he must even then take some care of them.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
He always carries it about with him, and if perchance he gets out he is truly miserable.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
They marry, but while walking by the seashore, the sea-maiden rises from the waves and carries off the hero as her property.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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