carrot carrot  /ˈkæ rət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
  2. (n) perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions
  3. (n) orange root; important source of carotene
  4. (n) promise of reward as in

Usage(s):

  1. Nonetheless the committee seemed to overlook the fact that, among those who lust for power, money in the campaign treasury is a much bigger carrot than money in the pocket.
  2. Captain Holmes kept the wound open with a sliver of carrot.
  3. And I want them much more than I want that carrot you grew in your garden.

News

  1. Carter outlines immigration complexities

    If District 31 U.S. Rep. John Carter gets his way, American immigration reform will take a carrot-and-stick approach, one that combines enforcement of current laws with what he describes as a humane approach to the concerns of the millions who are in this county illegally.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. Sedalia Public Library Summer Reading Program

    Grant Amos, 6, stirs the potting soil in his plastic cup before being given some vegetable seeds to plant. The kids were given a choice of cilantro, carrot or onion seeds. The Digging into Dirt program ended with the kids reading books on gardening and worms. The next summer reading activity is Make a Pet Rock at the Library, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 19. The summer reading program's theme is Dig ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

  3. U.S. Open fans get some help; Rose Tree Park lot set to reopen Thursday

    The USGA gave U.S. Open fans who need to park their cars a bit of carrot, but all parties hope that carrot doesn’t get washed away.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

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Quotes

  1. Gallagher, 41, told the Radio Times: "If somebody is dangling this carrot of 'fame and fortune' in front of a check-out girl from Barnsley who can sing like Britney Spears then they're going to go for it, right. But it seems to bring on instant...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Noel Gallagher Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. But fast bowler Mahmood told BBC Sport: "A lot of people on the circuit are saying the IPL is the way forward. My aim is and always has been to play for England, but if you're not getting in the side the IPL is a big carrot."
    on May 6, 2008 By: Sajid Mahmood Source: BBC Sport

  3. "Iran faces a choice between a very big carrot and a very sharp stick," said Rep. Tom Lantos, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "It is my hope that they will take the carrot. But today, we are putting the stick in place."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Tom Lantos Source: Ynetnews

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