• To lift (something) and take it to another place; to transport (something) by lifting.
  • To notionally transfer from one place (such as a country, book, or column) to another.
  • To convey by extension or continuance; to extend.
  • To move; to convey using force
  • to lead or guide.
  • To stock or supply (something); to have in store.
  • To adopt (something); take (something) over.
  • To adopt or resolve on, especially in a deliberative assembly
  • In an addition, to transfer the quantity in excess of what is countable in the units in a column to the column immediately to the left in order to be added there.
  • To have, hold, possess or maintain (something).
  • To be transmitted; to travel.
  • To insult, to diss.
  • To capture a ship by coming alongside and boarding.
  • To transport (the ball) whilst maintaining possession.
  • To have on one's person.
  • To be pregnant (with).
  • To have propulsive power; to propel.
  • To hold the head; said of a horse.
  • To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.
  • To bear or uphold successfully through conflict, for example a leader or principle
  • to succeed in (e.g. a contest); to succeed in; to win.
  • To get possession of by force; to capture.
  • To contain; to comprise; have a particular aspect; to show or exhibit
  • To bear (oneself); to behave or conduct.
  • To bear the charges or burden of holding or having, as stocks, merchandise, etc., from one time to another.
  • To have a weapon on one's person; to be armed.
  • To be disproportionately responsible for a team's success.
  • to physically transport (in the general sense, not necessarily by lifting)



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  • From Middle English carrien, from Anglo-Norman carier (modern French charrier); from a derivative of Latin carrus, ultimately of Gaulish origin.

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