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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carry  \Car"ry\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Carried};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Carrying}.]  [OF.  carier,  charier,  F.  carrier,  to  cart,  from 
  OF  car  char,  F.  car  car  See  {Car}.] 
  1.  To  convey  or  transport  in  any  manner  from  one  place  to 
  another;  to  bear;  --  often  with  away  or  off 
 
  When  he  dieth  he  small  carry  nothing  away  --Ps. 
  xiix.  17. 
 
  Devout  men  carried  Stephen  to  his  burial.  --Acts 
  viii,  2. 
 
  Another  carried  the  intelligence  to  Russell. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  The  sound  will  be  carried,  at  the  least,  twenty 
  miles.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  have  or  hold  as  a  burden,  while  moving  from  place  to 
  place  to  have  upon  or  about  one's  person;  to  bear;  as  to 
  carry  a  wound;  to  carry  an  unborn  child. 
 
  If  the  ideas  .  .  .  were  carried  along  with  us  in  our 
  minds.  --Locke. 
 
  3.  To  move  to  convey  by  force;  to  impel;  to  conduct;  to  lead 
  or  guide. 
 
  Go  carry  Sir  John  Falstaff  to  the  Fleet.  --Shak. 
 
  He  carried  away  all  his  cattle.  --Gen.  xxxi. 
  18. 
 
  Passion  and  revenge  will  carry  them  too  far 
  --Locke. 
 
  4.  To  transfer  from  one  place  (as  a  country,  book,  or  column) 
  to  another;  as  to  carry  the  war  from  Greece  into  Asia;  to 
  carry  an  account  to  the  ledger;  to  carry  a  number  in 
  adding  figures. 
 
  5.  To  convey  by  extension  or  continuance;  to  extend;  as  to 
  carry  the  chimney  through  the  roof;  to  carry  a  road  ten 
  miles  farther. 
 
  6.  To  bear  or  uphold  successfully  through  conflict,  as  a 
  leader  or  principle;  hence  to  succeed  in  as  in  a 
  contest;  to  bring  to  a  successful  issue;  to  win;  as  to 
  carry  an  election.  ``The  greater  part  carries  it.'' 
  --Shak. 
 
  The  carrying  of  our  main  point.  --Addison. 
 
  7.  To  get  possession  of  by  force;  to  capture. 
 
  The  town  would  have  been  carried  in  the  end 
  --Bacon. 
 
  8.  To  contain;  to  comprise;  to  bear  the  aspect  of  to  show  or 
  exhibit;  to  imply. 
 
  He  thought  it  carried  something  of  argument  in  it 
  --Watts. 
 
  It  carries  too  great  an  imputation  of  ignorance. 
  --Lacke. 
 
  9.  To  bear  (one's  self);  to  behave,  to  conduct  or  demean;  -- 
  with  the  reflexive  pronouns. 
 
  He  carried  himself  so  insolently  in  the  house,  and 
  out  of  the  house,  to  all  persons,  that  he  became 
  odious.  --Clarendon. 
 
  10.  To  bear  the  charges  or  burden  of  holding  or  having  as 
  stocks,  merchandise,  etc.,  from  one  time  to  another;  as 
  a  merchant  is  carrying  a  large  stock;  a  farm  carries  a 
  mortgage;  a  broker  carries  stock  for  a  customer;  to  carry 
  a  life  insurance. 
 
  {Carry  arms}  (Mil.  Drill),  a  command  of  the  Manual  of  Arms 
  directing  the  soldier  to  hold  his  piece  in  the  right  hand, 
  the  barrel  resting  against  the  hollow  of  the  shoulder  in  a 
  nearly  perpendicular  position.  In  this  position  the 
  soldier  is  said  to  stand  and  the  musket  to  be  held,  at 
  carry. 
 
  {To  carry  all  before  one},  to  overcome  all  obstacles;  to  have 
  uninterrupted  success. 
 
  {To  carry  arms} 
  a  To  bear  weapons. 
  b  To  serve  as  a  soldier. 
 
  {To  carry  away}. 
  a  (Naut.)  to  break  off  to  lose;  as  to  carry  away  a 
  fore-topmast. 
  b  To  take  possession  of  the  mind;  to  charm;  to  delude; 
  as  to  be  carried  by  music,  or  by  temptation. 
 
  {To  carry  coals},  to  bear  indignities  tamely,  a  phrase  used 
  by  early  dramatists,  perhaps  from  the  mean  nature  of  the 
  occupation.  --Halliwell. 
 
  {To  carry  coals  to  Newcastle},  to  take  things  to  a  place 
  where  they  already  abound;  to  lose  one's  labor. 
 
  {To  carry  off} 
  a  To  remove  to  a  distance. 
  b  To  bear  away  as  from  the  power  or  grasp  of  others 
  c  To  remove  from  life;  as  the  plague  carried  off 
  thousands. 
 
  {To  carry  on} 
  a  To  carry  farther;  to  advance,  or  help  forward;  to 
  continue;  as  to  carry  on  a  design. 
  b  To  manage,  conduct,  or  prosecute;  as  to  carry  on 
  husbandry  or  trade 
 
  {To  carry  out}. 
  a  To  bear  from  within. 
  b  To  put  into  execution;  to  bring  to  a  successful 
  issue. 
  c  To  sustain  to  the  end  to  continue  to  the  end 
 
  {To  carry  through}. 
  a  To  convey  through  the  midst  of 
  b  To  support  to  the  end  to  sustain,  or  keep  from 
  falling,  or  being  subdued.  ``Grace  will  carry  us  .  . 
  .  through  all  difficulties.''  --Hammond. 
  c  To  complete;  to  bring  to  a  successful  issue;  to 
  succeed. 
 
  {To  carry  up},  to  convey  or  extend  in  an  upward  course  or 
  direction;  to  build. 
 
  {To  carry  weight}. 
  a  To  be  handicapped;  to  have  an  extra  burden,  as  when 
  one  rides  or  runs.  ``He  carries  weight,  he  rides  a 
  race''  --Cowper. 
  b  To  have  influence. 




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