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carrying on

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

synonyms for carrying on

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

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

“Mon pauvre petit, you are hungry,” said Aristide, carrying it to the car racked by the clattering engine.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Then the two bodies of the men were buried, carrying them together from the street to the grave.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Five hundred of our fighting men are running to and fro between cliffs and sea carrying stones wherewith to improve our pier.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The carrying of these heavy government debts is a question of the future production of goods, of commerce, and of saving.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
They are cells which have been highly differentiated for the purpose of carrying oxygen from the lungs to the tissues.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Don't you see him right behind that little man in yellow who is carrying a big blue flag?
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Carrying these suggestions to the text, they help fix the exact number of times the word “bells” occurs in each line.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The total area of land purchased for the carrying-out of the scheme is put at 215,317 square yds.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Speaking generally, the tone is pure and possesses considerable carrying power.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CARRYING ON

  • Mom and pops
  • cartels
  • concerns
  • corporations
  • establishments
  • factories
  • firms
  • fly-by-night operations
  • houses
  • institutions
  • markets
  • megacorps
  • mills
  • monopolies
  • organizations
  • outfits
  • partnerships
  • setups
  • shoestring operations
  • shops
  • stores
  • syndicates
  • trusts
  • ventures
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.