Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of carry.
  • n. transportation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or business of transporting from one place to another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bearing; conveying; supporting: as, the carrying capacity of a vessel.
  • Requiring or necessitating portage.
  • n. The act of bearing or conveying; the business of transportation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They are very angry, indeed, at the U.S. government for what they call carrying out a violent action and they say that they are embarrassed and ashamed at what has occurred here.

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  • "Silly" is a term carrying with it a certain promptness and decision; above all, it was a very remarkable word for Lucy to use.

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  • Many people including Tibetans are attracted to "popular Buddhism" which he defined as carrying rosaries and displaying expensive images of Buddha and Bodhisattvas without true understanding of the philosophy.

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  • And then there were margin interest expense fees, which we call carrying costs, also in revenue and the expense line.

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  • But if we move past the earth's sustainable limit - what we call the carrying capacity - I'm not certain they're all that good.

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  • The new Vegemite will bear a label carrying the words "Name Me" with the winner to receive, among other things, a ticket to the AFL grand final.

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  • Rove was brilliant in carrying Ohio for Bush in 2004, was he not?!

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  • My Glock 22 .40 and whichever 12 ga. shotgun comes to hand first are my home defense weapons, but I'm with libertyfirst in carrying an old .38.

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  • Unfortunately, he's made a crucial mistake in carrying away his swag in a bag marked, well, "SWAG."

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  • Of the many events that took place during 2008, our readers narrowed down these as being the most significant in carrying the hooping message to others.

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