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Lift vs. Carry

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Liftverb

(ambitransitive) To raise or rise.

‘The fog eventually lifted, leaving the streets clear.’; ‘You never lift a finger to help me!’;

Carryverb

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

Liftverb

To steal.

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’;

Liftverb

(transitive) To remove (a ban, restriction, etc.).

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.’;

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Liftverb

(transitive) To alleviate, to lighten (pressure, tension, stress, etc.)

Carryverb

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

Liftverb

(transitive) to cause to move upwards.

Carryverb

(transitive) To stock or supply (something).

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

Liftverb

To lift weights; to weight-lift.

‘She lifts twice a week at the gym.’;

Carryverb

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

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

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Liftverb

To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.

Carryverb

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

‘The court carries that motion.’;

Liftverb

To elevate or improve in rank, condition, etc.; often with up.

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.’;

Liftverb

(obsolete) To bear; to support.

Carryverb

(transitive) To have or maintain (something).

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

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Liftverb

To collect, as moneys due; to raise.

Carryverb

(intransitive) To be transmitted; to travel.

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

Liftverb

To transform (a function) into a corresponding function in a different context.

Carryverb

To insult, to diss.

Liftverb

(finance) To buy a security or other asset previously offered for sale.

Carryverb

To capture a ship by coming alongside and boarding.

Liftnoun

An act of lifting or raising.

Carryverb

To transport (the ball) whilst maintaining possession.

Liftnoun

The act of transporting someone in a vehicle; a ride; a trip.

‘He gave me a lift to the bus station.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To have on one's person.

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

Liftnoun

Mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people between floors in a building; an elevator.

‘Take the lift to the fourth floor.’;

Carryverb

To be pregnant (with).

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

Liftnoun

An upward force, such as the force that keeps aircraft aloft.

Carryverb

To have propulsive power; to propel.

‘A gun or mortar carries well.’;

Liftnoun

(measurement) the difference in elevation between the upper pool and lower pool of a waterway, separated by lock.

Carryverb

To hold the head; said of a horse.

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

Liftnoun

A thief.

Carryverb

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

Liftnoun

(dance) The lifting of a dance partner into the air.

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.’;

Liftnoun

Permanent construction with a built-in platform that is lifted vertically.

Carryverb

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

Liftnoun

An improvement in mood.

Carryverb

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

Liftnoun

The space or distance through which anything is lifted.

Carryverb

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

Liftnoun

A rise; a degree of elevation.

‘the lift of a lock in canals’;

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.’;

Liftnoun

A lift gate.

Carryverb

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

Liftnoun

(nautical) A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below, and used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

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.’;

Liftnoun

(engineering) One of the steps of a cone pulley.

Carrynoun

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

Liftnoun

(horology) That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

Carrynoun

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

Liftnoun

Air.

Carrynoun

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

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

Liftnoun

The sky; the heavens; firmament; atmosphere.

Carrynoun

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

Liftnoun

The sky; the atmosphere; the firmament.

Carrynoun

(finance) Carried interest.

Liftnoun

Act of lifting; also, that which is lifted.

Carrynoun

The sky; cloud-drift.

Liftnoun

The space or distance through which anything is lifted; as, a long lift.

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.’;

Liftnoun

Help; assistance, as by lifting.

‘The goat gives the fox a lift.’;

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.’;

Liftnoun

That by means of which a person or thing lifts or is lifted

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.’;

Liftnoun

A rise; a degree of elevation; as, the lift of a lock in canals.

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.

Liftnoun

A lift gate. See Lift gate, below.

Carryverb

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

Liftnoun

A rope leading from the masthead to the extremity of a yard below; - used for raising or supporting the end of the yard.

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.’;

Liftnoun

One of the steps of a cone pulley.

Carryverb

To get possession of by force; to capture.

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

Liftnoun

A layer of leather in the heel.

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.’;

Liftnoun

That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

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.’;

Liftnoun

A brightening of the spirits; encouragement; as, the campaign workers got a lift from the President's endorsement.

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.

Liftverb

To move in a direction opposite to that of gravitation; to raise; to elevate; to bring up from a lower place to a higher; to upheave; sometimes implying a continued support or holding in the higher place; - said of material things; as, to lift the foot or the hand; to lift a chair or a burden.

Carryverb

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

Liftverb

To raise, elevate, exalt, improve, in rank, condition, estimation, character, etc.; - often with up.

‘The Roman virtues lift up mortal man.’; ‘Lest, being lifted up with pride.’;

Carryverb

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

Liftverb

To bear; to support.

Carryverb

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

Liftverb

To collect, as moneys due; to raise.

Carryverb

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

Liftverb

To steal; to carry off by theft (esp. cattle); as, to lift a drove of cattle.

‘He ne'er lift up his hand but conquered.’;

Carrynoun

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

Liftverb

To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.

‘Strained by lifting at a weight too heavy.’;

Carrynoun

the act of carrying something

Liftverb

To rise; to become or appear raised or elevated; as, the fog lifts; the land lifts to a ship approaching it.

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’;

Liftverb

To steal; also, to live by theft.

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’;

Liftnoun

the act of giving temporary assistance

Carryverb

transmit or serve as the medium for transmission;

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

Liftnoun

the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity

Carryverb

serve as a means for expressing something;

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

Liftnoun

the event of something being raised upward;

‘an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon’; ‘a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity’;

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’;

Liftnoun

a wave that lifts the surface of the water or ground

Carryverb

support or hold in a certain manner;

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

Liftnoun

a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill

Carryverb

contain or hold; have within;

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

Liftnoun

a device worn in a shoe or boot to make the wearer look taller or to correct a shortened leg

Carryverb

extend to a certain degree;

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

Liftnoun

one of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot

Carryverb

continue or extend;

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

Liftnoun

lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

Carryverb

be necessarily associated with or result in or involve;

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

Liftnoun

plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised;

‘some actresses have more than one face lift’;

Carryverb

win in an election;

‘The senator carried his home state’;

Liftnoun

transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

Carryverb

include, as on a list;

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

Liftnoun

a ride in a car;

‘he gave me a lift home’;

Carryverb

behave in a certain manner;

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

Liftnoun

the act of raising something;

‘he responded with a lift of his eyebrow’; ‘fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up’;

Carryverb

have on hand;

‘Do you carry kerosene heaters?’;

Liftverb

raise from a lower to a higher position;

‘Raise your hands’; ‘Lift a load’;

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’;

Liftverb

take hold of something and move it to a different location;

‘lift the box onto the table’;

Carryverb

propel,

‘Carry the ball’; ‘dribble the ball’;

Liftverb

move upwards;

‘lift one's eyes’;

Carryverb

pass on a communication;

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

Liftverb

move upward;

‘The fog lifted’; ‘The smoke arose from the forest fire’; ‘The mist uprose from the meadows’;

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’;

Liftverb

make audible;

‘He lifted a war whoop’;

Carryverb

be conveyed over a certain distance;

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

Liftverb

annul by recalling or rescinding;

‘He revoked the ban on smoking’; ‘lift an embargo’; ‘vacate a death sentence’;

Carryverb

keep up with financial support;

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

Liftverb

make off with belongings of others

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’;

Liftverb

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help;

‘hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car’;

Carryverb

win approval or support for;

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

Liftverb

invigorate or heighten;

‘lift my spirits’; ‘lift his ego’;

Carryverb

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

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

Liftverb

raise in rank or condition;

‘The new law lifted many people from poverty’;

Carryverb

take further or advance;

‘carry a cause’;

Liftverb

take off or away by decreasing;

‘lift the pressure’;

Carryverb

have on the surface or on the skin;

‘carry scars’;

Liftverb

rise up;

‘The building rose before them’;

Carryverb

capture after a fight;

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

Liftverb

pay off (a mortgage)

Carryverb

transfer (entries) from one account book to another

Liftverb

take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property

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’;

Liftverb

take illegally;

‘rustle cattle’;

Carryverb

pursue a line of scent or be a bearer;

‘the dog was taught to fetch and carry’;

Liftverb

fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means;

‘Food is airlifted into Bosnia’;

Carryverb

bear (a crop);

‘this land does not carry olives’;

Liftverb

take (root crops) out of the ground;

‘lift potatoes’;

Carryverb

propel or give impetus to;

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

Liftverb

call to stop the hunt or to retire, as of hunting dogs

Carryverb

drink alcohol without showing ill effects;

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

Liftverb

rise upward, as from pressure or moisture;

‘The floor is lifting slowly’;

Carryverb

be able to feed;

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

Liftverb

put an end to;

‘lift a ban’; ‘raise a siege’;

Carryverb

have a certain range;

‘This rifle carries for 3,000 feet’;

Liftverb

remove (hair) by scalping

Carryverb

cover a certain distance or advance beyond;

‘The drive carried to the green’;

Liftverb

remove from a seedbed or from a nursery;

‘lift the tulip bulbs’;

Carryverb

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

‘The motion carried easily’;

Liftverb

remove from a surface;

‘the detective carefully lifted some fingerprints from the table’;

Carryverb

be successful in;

‘She lost the game but carried the match’;

Liftverb

perform cosmetic surgery on someone's face

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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