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  • verbcontinue activity
  • verbmanage operations
  • verblose control emotionally
  • nounsmall suitcase

synonyms for carry on

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

antonyms for carry on

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  • discontinue
  • stop
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    How to use carry on in a sentence

    The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    They will carry out the dictum of Carlyle that the modern university is a university of books.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    The Professor, passing benevolently on, was glad he had now enough money to carry out his projects.
    UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
    A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    It is by my order that the Turks are being left a free hand to carry out this pious duty.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    When used by gentlemen it was common to carry a silver basin to spit in.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Bonaparte made an unsuccessful attempt to carry St. Jean d'Acre by assault.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    Here was a melodramatic scene in which he not only was not playing a leading part, but did not even carry a banner.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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