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carrying

[ kar-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF carrying
  • verbtransport physical object
  • verbwin; accomplish
  • verbbroadcast electronically

Synonyms for carrying

  • bear
  • bring
  • ferry
  • give
  • haul
  • hoist
  • import
  • lift
  • lug
  • move
  • pack
  • remove
  • take
  • tote
  • transfer
  • transmit
  • backpack
  • cart
  • channel
  • conduct
  • convey
  • convoy
  • displace
  • fetch
  • freight
  • funnel
  • heft
  • pipe
  • portage
  • relay
  • relocate
  • shift
  • shoulder
  • sustain
  • transplant
  • truck
  • waft
  • schlepp
  • traject
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Antonyms for carrying

  • avoid
  • dodge
  • drop
  • fix
  • hold
  • keep
  • lower
  • maintain
  • receive
  • refuse
  • remain
  • shun
  • stay
  • stop
  • leave
  • fail
  • lose
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CARRYING

Eucoline, the daughter of Agatho, attended me, carrying a lighted torch.

She, carrying the babies, drugged with paregoric, in a basket on her arm.

On the 14th, therefore, we started, carrying with us about thirty gallons of water.

But let not any man think of carrying this measure by force.

Last of all, there was the explosion, the carrying off of the coin in its canvas sacks to the horses.

This is the true American system, and I look to you to aid in carrying it out.

Orderlies were going about, carrying out linens, emptying pans.

When K. insisted on carrying her upstairs, she went in a flutter.

"I think that was carrying your theory a little too far," said the professor dubiously.

Besides, you're never going back on carrying in the books, are you?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "vehicle for carrying," from carry (v.). U.S. football sense attested by 1949.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CARRYING

carriage

noundelivery of freight
  • carrying
  • conveyance
  • conveying
  • delivering
  • freight
  • transit
  • transport
  • transportation

expecting

adjectivepregnant
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