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NGSL Rank: 445
ˈkari Listen
  • support and move (someone or something) from one place to another.
    E.g. medics were carrying a wounded man on a stretcher
  • support the weight of.
    E.g. the bridge is capable of carrying even the heaviest loads
  • (of a sound, ball, missile, etc.) reach a specified point.
    E.g. his voice carried clearly across the room
  • assume or accept (responsibility or blame).
    E.g. they must carry management responsibility for the mess they have got the company into
  • have as a feature or consequence.
    E.g. being a combat sport, karate carries with it the risk of injury
  • approve (a proposed measure) by a majority of votes.
    E.g. the resolution was carried by a two-to-one majority
  • transfer (a figure) to an adjacent column during an arithmetical operation (e.g. when a column of digit adds up to more than ten).
  • an act of carrying something from one place to another.
    E.g. we did a carry of equipment from the camp
  • the range of a gun or similar weapon.
  • the maintenance of an investment position in a securities market, especially with regard to the costs or profits accruing.
    E.g. if other short-term interest rates are higher than the current yield, the bond is said to involve a negative carry

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