carries, 3rd person singular present; carried, past tense; carrying, present participle; carried, past participle;
Support and move (someone or something) from one place to another
medics were carrying a wounded man on a stretcher
the train service carries 20,000 passengers daily
Have on one's person and take with one wherever one goes
the money he was carrying was not enough to pay the fine
she had carried the secret all her life
nerves carry visual information from the eyes
Be infected with (a disease) and liable to transmit it to others
ticks can carry Lyme disease
Transfer (a figure) to an adjacent column during an arithmetical operation (e.g., when a column of digits adds up to more than ten)
Support the weight of
the bridge is capable of carrying even the heaviest loads
Be pregnant with
she was carrying twins
Stand and move in a specified way
she carried herself straight and with assurance
Assume or accept (responsibility or blame)
they must carry the responsibility for the mess they have gotten the company into
Be responsible for the effectiveness or success of
they relied on dialogue to carry the plot
Have as a feature or consequence
being a combat sport, karate carries with it the risk of injury
each bike carries a ten-year guarantee
Take or develop (an idea or activity) to a specified point
he carried the criticism much further
(of a gun or similar weapon) Propel (a missile) to a specified distance
(of a ball) Move or be hit a specified distance
the balls seem to carry well in that ballpark
Hit the ball over and beyond (a particular point)
Approve (a proposed measure) by a majority of votes
the resolution was carried by a two-to-one majority
Persuade (colleagues or followers) to support one's policy
he could not carry the cabinet
Gain (a state or district) in an election
(of a newspaper or a television or radio station) Publish or broadcast
the paper carried a detailed account of the current crisis
(of a retail outlet) Keep a regular stock of (particular goods for sale)
this store no longer carries phonograph equipment
Have visible on the surface
the product does not carry the “UL” symbol
Be known by (a name)
some products carry the same names as overseas beers
(of a sound or a person's voice) Be audible at a distance
his voice carried clearly across the room
An act of lifting and transporting something from one place to another
we did a carry of equipment from the camp
An act of running with the ball from scrimmage
The action of keeping something, esp. a gun, on one's person
this pistol is the right choice for on-duty or off-duty carry
A place or route between navigable waters over which boats or supplies had to be carried
The transfer of a figure into an adjacent column (or the equivalent part of a computer memory) during an arithmetical operation
The maintenance of an investment position in a securities market, esp. with regard to the costs or profits accruing
(in golf) The distance a ball travels before reaching the ground
(in golf) The distance a ball must travel to reach a certain destination
The range of a gun or similar weapon
the act of carrying something
transport: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body; "You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
impart: transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"
bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of; "His efforts carried the entire project"; "How many credits is this student carrying?"; "We carry a very large mortgage"
In American football, a carry is a statistical term equivalent to a single rushing play. The term is typically used in reference to "yards per carry," meaning yards per attempt rushing the ball. Any offensive player who performs a carry is known as a ballcarrier, regardless of position.
In elementary arithmetic a carry is a digit that is transferred from one column of digits to another column of more significant digits during a calculation algorithm. ...
The carry of an asset is the return obtained from holding it (if positive), or the cost of holding it (if negative) (see also Cost of carry).
(Carrying (basketball)) Carrying, also colloquially referred to as palming, is a violation in the game of basketball. It occurs when the dribbling player continues to dribble after allowing the ball to come to rest in one or both hands. ...
(Carrying (Carries)) Describes the borrowing or lending activity on the LME. Another term for an intramarket spread. See also Borrowing, Lending.
(Carrying) A mouse (or any other critter, for that matter) is said to "carry" a gene, when a fully dominant gene is paired with a fully recessive one in a locus. Thus, an A/a Agouti mouse 'carries' black, but an A/A Agouti does not. Only recessives can be carried! ...
(Carried) Stretcher · Litter/sedan chair
(Carries) loans granted under resale agreements
(carries) Doses of methadone given to users to take home for another day.
(carries) a trait that a rabbit has a gene for but is not visible or expressed. i.e. a black rabbit carrying dilute means the rabbit appears black to observe it but it also has a gene for the color blue, not observable. ...
The interest cost of financing securities or other financial instruments held.
An illegal tactic, also called a sling or a throw, in which the shuttle is caught and held on the racquet and then slung during the execution of a stroke.
Refers to the distance your voice will travel and be heard.
The term used to describe the function of the running back, i.e. what he does with the ball.
a misplayed ball involving "prolonged contact;" ("Come on Ref, she carried that ball!"); also called a lift or throw.
The distance between a ball’s takeoff and landing.
The income or cost associated with keeping a foreign exchange position overnight. This is derived when the currency pairs in the position have different interest rates for the same period of time.
The cost of holding an asset (storage, insurance, damage, loss) including the cost of borrowing to purchase it.