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Carry vs. Move

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Carryverb

(transitive) To lift (something) and take it to another place; to transport (something) by lifting.

Moveverb

(intransitive) To change place or posture; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another.

‘A ship moves rapidly.’; ‘I was sitting on the sofa for a long time, feeling too lazy to move.’;

Carryverb

To transfer from one place (such as a country, book, or column) to another.

‘to carry the war from Greece into Asia’; ‘to carry an account to the ledger’;

Moveverb

(intransitive) To act; to take action; to begin to act

‘to move in a matter’; ‘Come on guys, let's move: there's work to do!’;

Carryverb

To convey by extension or continuance; to extend.

‘The builders are going to carry the chimney through {{the roof.’; ‘}} They would have carried the road ten miles further, but ran out of materials.’;

Moveverb

(intransitive) To change residence, for example from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place. See also move out and move in.

‘I decided to move to the country for a more peaceful life.’; ‘They moved closer to work to cut down commuting time.’;

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Carryverb

To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.

Moveverb

To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.

‘The rook moved from a8 to a6.’; ‘My opponent's counter was moving much quicker round the board than mine.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To stock or supply (something).

‘The corner drugstore doesn't carry his favorite brand of aspirin.’;

Moveverb

To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another

‘The waves moved the boat up and down.’; ‘The horse moves a carriage.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To adopt (something); take (something) over.

‘I think I can carry Smith's work while she is out.’;

Moveverb

To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game

‘She moved the queen closer to the centre of the board.’;

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Carryverb

(transitive) To adopt or resolve upon, especially in a deliberative assembly

‘The court carries that motion.’;

Moveverb

(transitive) To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.

‘This song moves me to dance.’;

Carryverb

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.

‘Five and nine are fourteen; carry the one to the tens place.’;

Moveverb

(transitive) To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion, to excite (for example, an emotion).

‘That book really moved me.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To have or maintain (something).

‘Always carry sufficient insurance to protect against a loss.’;

Moveverb

To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit

‘I move to repeal the rule regarding obligatory school uniform.’;

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Carryverb

(intransitive) To be transmitted; to travel.

‘The sound of the bells carried for miles on the wind.’;

Moveverb

To mention; to raise (a question); to suggest (a course of action); to lodge (a complaint).

Carryverb

To insult, to diss.

Moveverb

To incite, urge (someone to do something); to solicit (someone for or of an issue); to make a proposal to.

Carryverb

To capture a ship by coming alongside and boarding.

Moveverb

To apply to, as for aid.

Carryverb

To transport (the ball) whilst maintaining possession.

Moveverb

To request an action from the court.

‘An attorney moved the court to issue a restraining order.’; ‘The district attorney moved for a non-suit.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To have on one's person.

‘she always carries a purse;’; ‘marsupials carry their young in a pouch’;

Moveverb

To bow or salute upon meeting.

Carryverb

To be pregnant (with).

‘The doctor said she's carrying twins.’;

Movenoun

The act of moving; a movement.

‘A slight move of the tiller, and the boat will go off course.’;

Carryverb

To have propulsive power; to propel.

‘A gun or mortar carries well.’;

Movenoun

An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.

‘He made another move towards becoming a naturalized citizen.’;

Carryverb

To hold the head; said of a horse.

‘to carry well, i.e. to hold the head high, with arching neck’;

Movenoun

A formalized or practiced action used in athletics, dance, physical exercise, self-defense, hand-to-hand combat, etc.

‘She always gets spontaneous applause for that one move.’; ‘He can win a match with that one move.’;

Carryverb

(hunting) To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.

Movenoun

The event of changing one's residence.

‘The move into my fiancé's house took two long days.’; ‘They were pleased about their move to the country.’;

Carryverb

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.

‘The Tories carried the election.’;

Movenoun

A change in strategy.

‘I am worried about our boss's move.’; ‘It was a smart move to bring on a tall striker to play against the smaller defenders.’;

Carryverb

(obsolete) To get possession of by force; to capture.

Movenoun

A transfer, a change from one employer to another.

Carryverb

To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of; to show or exhibit; to imply.

Movenoun

(board games) The act of moving a token on a gameboard from one position to another according to the rules of the game.

‘The best move of the game was when he sacrificed his rook in order to gain better possession.’; ‘It's your move! Roll the dice!’; ‘If you roll a six, you can make two moves.’;

Carryverb

(reflexive) To bear (oneself); to behave or conduct.

Moveverb

To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage.

Carryverb

To bear the charges or burden of holding or having, as stocks, merchandise, etc., from one time to another.

‘A merchant is carrying a large stock;’; ‘a farm carries {{a mortgage;’; ‘}} a broker carries stock for {{a customer;’; ‘}} to carry a life insurance.’;

Moveverb

To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another on a playing board, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.

Carryverb

(intransitive) To have a weapon on one's person; to be armed.

Moveverb

To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.

‘Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold.’; ‘No female arts his mind could move.’;

Carrynoun

A manner of transporting or lifting something; the grip or position in which something is carried.

‘Adjust your carry from time to time so that you don't tire too quickly.’;

Moveverb

To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.

‘When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them.’; ‘[The use of images] in orations and poetry is to move pity or terror.’;

Carrynoun

A tract of land over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a portage.

Moveverb

To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn.

‘Let me but move one question to your daughter.’; ‘They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline war upon particular respects.’;

Carrynoun

(computing) The bit or digit that is carried in an addition operation.

Moveverb

To apply to, as for aid.

Carrynoun

(finance) The benefit or cost of owning an asset over time.

‘The carry on this trade is 25 basis points per annum.’;

Moveverb

To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.

‘The foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.’; ‘On the green bank I sat and listened long, . . . Nor till her lay was ended could I move.’;

Carrynoun

(golf) The distance travelled by the ball when struck, until it hits the ground.

Moveverb

To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.

Carrynoun

(finance) Carried interest.

Moveverb

To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another.

Carrynoun

The sky; cloud-drift.

Moveverb

To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.

Carryverb

To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; - often with away or off.

‘When he dieth he shall carry nothing away.’; ‘Devout men carried Stephen to his burial.’; ‘Another carried the intelligence to Russell.’; ‘The sound will be carried, at the least, twenty miles.’;

Movenoun

The act of moving; a movement.

Carryverb

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.’;

Movenoun

The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a piece; one's turn; as, you can only borrow from the bank in Monopoly when it's your move.

Carryverb

To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.

‘Go, carry Sir John Falstaff to the Fleet.’; ‘He carried away all his cattle.’; ‘Passion and revenge will carry them too far.’;

Movenoun

An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.

Carryverb

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.

Movenoun

the act of deciding to do something;

‘he didn't make a move to help’; ‘his first move was to hire a lawyer’;

Carryverb

To convey by extension or continuance; to extend; as, to carry the chimney through the roof; to carry a road ten miles farther.

Movenoun

the act of changing your residence or place of business;

‘they say that three moves equal one fire’;

Carryverb

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 carrying of our main point.’;

Movenoun

a change of position that does not entail a change of location;

‘the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise’; ‘movement is a sign of life’; ‘an impatient move of his hand’; ‘gastrointestinal motility’;

Carryverb

To get possession of by force; to capture.

‘The town would have been carried in the end.’;

Movenoun

the act of changing location from one place to another;

‘police controlled the motion of the crowd’; ‘the movement of people from the farms to the cities’; ‘his move put him directly in my path’;

Carryverb

To contain; to comprise; to bear the aspect of ; to show or exhibit; to imply.

‘He thought it carried something of argument in it.’; ‘It carries too great an imputation of ignorance.’;

Movenoun

(game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action

Carryverb

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.’;

Moveverb

change location; move, travel, or proceed;

‘How fast does your new car go?’; ‘We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus’; ‘The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect’; ‘The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell’;

Carryverb

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.

Moveverb

cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense;

‘Move those boxes into the corner, please’; ‘I'm moving my money to another bank’; ‘The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant’;

Carryverb

To act as a bearer; to convey anything; as, to fetch and carry.

Moveverb

move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion;

‘He moved his hand slightly to the right’;

Carryverb

To have propulsive power; to propel; as, a gun or mortar carries well.

Moveverb

change residence, affiliation, or place of employment;

‘We moved from Idaho to Nebraska’; ‘The basketball player moved from one team to another’;

Carryverb

To hold the head; - said of a horse; as, to carry well i. e., to hold the head high, with arching neck.

Moveverb

follow a procedure or take a course;

‘We should go farther in this matter’; ‘She went through a lot of trouble’; ‘go about the world in a certain manner’; ‘Messages must go through diplomatic channels’;

Carryverb

To have earth or frost stick to the feet when running, as a hare.

Moveverb

be in a state of action;

‘she is always moving’;

Carrynoun

A tract of land, over which boats or goods are carried between two bodies of navigable water; a carrying place; a portage.

Moveverb

go or proceed from one point to another;

‘the debate moved from family values to the economy’;

Carrynoun

the act of carrying something

Moveverb

perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);

‘think before you act’; ‘We must move quickly’; ‘The governor should act on the new energy bill’; ‘The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel’;

Carryverb

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’;

Moveverb

have an emotional or cognitive impact upon;

‘This child impressed me as unusually mature’; ‘This behavior struck me as odd’;

Carryverb

have with oneself; have on one's person;

‘She always takes an umbrella’; ‘I always carry money’; ‘She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains’;

Moveverb

give an incentive for action;

‘This moved me to sacrifice my career’;

Carryverb

transmit or serve as the medium for transmission;

‘Sound carries well over water’; ‘The airwaves carry the sound’; ‘Many metals conduct heat’;

Moveverb

arouse sympathy or compassion in;

‘Her fate moved us all’;

Carryverb

serve as a means for expressing something;

‘The painting of Mary carries motherly love’; ‘His voice carried a lot af anger’;

Moveverb

dispose of by selling;

‘The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers’;

Carryverb

bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of;

‘His efforts carried the entire project’; ‘How many credits is this student carrying?’; ‘We carry a very large mortgage’;

Moveverb

progress by being changed;

‘The speech has to go through several more drafts’; ‘run through your presentation before the meeting’;

Carryverb

support or hold in a certain manner;

‘She holds her head high’; ‘He carried himself upright’;

Moveverb

live one's life in a specified environment;

‘she moves in certain circles only’;

Carryverb

contain or hold; have within;

‘The jar carries wine’; ‘The canteen holds fresh water’; ‘This can contains water’;

Moveverb

have a turn; make one's move in a game;

‘Can I go now?’;

Carryverb

extend to a certain degree;

‘carry too far’; ‘She carries her ideas to the extreme’;

Moveverb

propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

Carryverb

continue or extend;

‘The civil war carried into the neighboring province’; ‘The disease extended into the remote mountain provinces’;

Carryverb

be necessarily associated with or result in or involve;

‘This crime carries a penalty of five years in prison’;

Carryverb

win in an election;

‘The senator carried his home state’;

Carryverb

include, as on a list;

‘How many people are carried on the payroll?’;

Carryverb

behave in a certain manner;

‘She carried herself well’; ‘he bore himself with dignity’; ‘They conducted themselves well during these difficult times’;

Carryverb

have on hand;

‘Do you carry kerosene heaters?’;

Carryverb

include as the content; broadcast or publicize;

‘We ran the ad three times’; ‘This paper carries a restaurant review’; ‘All major networks carried the press conference’;

Carryverb

propel,

‘Carry the ball’; ‘dribble the ball’;

Carryverb

pass on a communication;

‘The news was carried to every village in the province’;

Carryverb

have as an inherent or characteristic feature or have as a consequence;

‘This new washer carries a two year guarantee’; ‘The loan carries a high interest rate’; ‘this undertaking carries many dangers’; ‘She carries her mother's genes’; ‘These bonds carry warrants’; ‘The restaurant carries an unusual name’;

Carryverb

be conveyed over a certain distance;

‘Her voice carries very well in this big opera house’;

Carryverb

keep up with financial support;

‘The Federal Government carried the province for many years’;

Carryverb

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’;

Carryverb

win approval or support for;

‘Carry all before one’; ‘His speech did not sway the voters’;

Carryverb

compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance;

‘I resent having to carry her all the time’;

Carryverb

take further or advance;

‘carry a cause’;

Carryverb

have on the surface or on the skin;

‘carry scars’;

Carryverb

capture after a fight;

‘The troops carried the town after a brief fight’;

Carryverb

transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Carryverb

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’;

Carryverb

pursue a line of scent or be a bearer;

‘the dog was taught to fetch and carry’;

Carryverb

bear (a crop);

‘this land does not carry olives’;

Carryverb

propel or give impetus to;

‘The sudden gust of air propelled the ball to the other side of the fence’;

Carryverb

drink alcohol without showing ill effects;

‘He can hold his liquor’; ‘he had drunk more than he could carry’;

Carryverb

be able to feed;

‘This land will carry ten cows to the acre’;

Carryverb

have a certain range;

‘This rifle carries for 3,000 feet’;

Carryverb

cover a certain distance or advance beyond;

‘The drive carried to the green’;

Carryverb

secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions);

‘The motion carried easily’;

Carryverb

be successful in;

‘She lost the game but carried the match’;

Carryverb

sing or play against other voices or parts;

‘He cannot carry a tune’;

Carryverb

be pregnant with;

‘She is bearing his child’; ‘The are expecting another child in January’; ‘I am carrying his child’;

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