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carry forward

verb as in apply to next page, column, period, etc.

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Kennan wrote, “I feel that I was in some strange way to carry forward [his] work.”

“Both were originally viewed by Washington as the indispensable men to carry forward American policy,” Greenway said.

But I also know that sanctions without outreach—condemnation without discussion—can carry forward only a crippling status quo.

The force of such idealization helped to carry forward the human race to a new milestone on the path of progress.

This hazardous expedition was intrusted to Generals Sherman and Porter, to carry forward.

I do not conceive and carry forward a plan in the one breath.

To carry forward a work of such magnitude to anything like completion must therefore be rather wished for than expected.

Clumsily they carry forward the torch of the sun, until such time as the nation sees fit to take it up.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carry forward, such as: carry over, extend, postpone, and push off.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.