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ka ree

  • n  the act of carrying something
  • v  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
  • v  have with oneself; have on one's person
    I always carry money
  • v  transmit or serve as the medium for transmission
    The airwaves carry the sound
  • v  serve as a means for expressing something
  • v  bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of
    How many credits is this student carrying?
    We carry a very large mortgage
  • v  support or hold in a certain manner
  • v  contain or hold; have within
  • v  extend to a certain degree
    carry too far
  • v  continue or extend
  • v  be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
  • v  win in an election
  • v  include, as on a list
  • v  behave in a certain manner
  • v  have on hand
    Do you carry kerosene heaters?
  • v  include as the content; broadcast or publicize
  • v  propel, "Carry the ball"
  • v  pass on a communication
  • v  have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence
    These bonds carry warrants
  • v  be conveyed over a certain distance
  • v  keep up with financial support
  • v  have or possess something abstract
    I carry her image in my mind's eye
    I will carry the secret to my grave
    I carry these thoughts in the back of my head
    I carry a lot of life insurance
  • v  be equipped with (a mast or sail)
    This boat can only carry a small sail
  • v  win approval or support for
  • v  compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
    I resent having to carry her all the time
  • v  take further or advance
    carry a cause
  • v  have on the surface or on the skin
    carry scars
  • v  capture after a fight
  • v  transfer (entries) from one account book to another
  • v  transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication
    put down 5 and carry 2
  • v  pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
    the dog was taught to fetch and carry
  • v  bear (a crop)
    this land does not carry olives
  • v  propel or give impetus to
  • v  drink alcohol without showing ill effects
    he had drunk more than he could carry
  • v  be able to feed
    This land will carry ten cows to the acre
  • v  have a certain range
  • v  cover a certain distance or advance beyond
  • v  secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
  • v  be successful in
  • v  sing or play against other voices or parts
    He cannot carry a tune
  • v  be pregnant with
    I am carrying his child

  • Without insurance, he explains, "We'd just ask the open-carry folks to leave their guns in their vehicles," adding that people with concealed-carry permits could still bring loaded .
  • So, let's not pretend that your research shows anything about effects of allowing people to carry concealed handguns on mass shootings.
  • It will on NBC, which agreed to carry the press conference after the White House moved it an hour earlier, guaranteeing that David Hasselhoff would still be able to judge child .
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  • Barack Obama in Winnipeg Sun
    In his inauguration speech, Obama spoke of hope and the difficult challenges facing America proclaiming: "The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed...
  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen in AOL News
    The strategy continues to have NATO's support and our forces will continue to carry it out,NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in a statement quoted by several news agencies. "We will stay for as long as it takes to do our...
  • President Bush in Washington Post
    We have had good debates and soon we will have a nominee who will carry the conservative banner into this election and beyond,Bush says in the excerpts, without mentioning McCain by name. "The stakes in November are high. Prosperity and...

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