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Support vs. Carry

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Supportnoun

Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.

‘Don't move that beam! It's a support for the whole platform.’;

Carryverb

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

Supportnoun

Financial or other help.

‘The government provides support to the arts in several ways.’;

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’;

Supportnoun

Answers to questions and resolution of problems regarding something sold.

‘Sure they sell the product, but do they provide support?’;

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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Supportnoun

(mathematics) in relation to a function, the set of points where the function is not zero, or the closure of that set.

Carryverb

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

Supportnoun

(fuzzy set theory) A set whose elements are at least partially included in a given fuzzy set (i.e., whose grade of membership in that fuzzy set is strictly greater than zero).

‘If the membership function of a fuzzy set is continuous, then that fuzzy set's support is an open set.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To stock or supply (something).

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

Supportnoun

Evidence.

‘The new research provides further support for our theory.’;

Carryverb

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

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

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Supportnoun

(computing) Compatibility and functionality for a given product or feature.

‘This game has no mouse support.’;

Carryverb

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

‘The court carries that motion.’;

Supportnoun

(gymnastics) support position

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.’;

Supportnoun

(structural analysis) Horizontal, vertical oder rotational support of structures: movable, hinged, fixed ..

Carryverb

(transitive) To have or maintain (something).

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

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Supportverb

(transitive) To keep from falling.

‘Don’t move that beam! It supports the whole platform.’;

Carryverb

(intransitive) To be transmitted; to travel.

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

Supportverb

(transitive) To answer questions and resolve problems regarding something sold.

‘Sure they sell the product, but do they support it?’;

Carryverb

To insult, to diss.

Supportverb

(transitive) To back a cause, party, etc., mentally or with concrete aid.

‘I support France in the World Cup’;

Carryverb

To capture a ship by coming alongside and boarding.

Supportverb

(transitive) To help, particularly financially.

‘The government supports the arts in several ways.’;

Carryverb

To transport (the ball) whilst maintaining possession.

Supportverb

To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain.

‘The testimony is not sufficient to support the charges.’; ‘The evidence will not support the statements or allegations.’;

Carryverb

(transitive) To have on one's person.

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

Supportverb

(transitive) To serve, as in a customer-oriented mindset; to give support to.

‘The IT Department supports the research organization, but not the sales force.’; ‘I don't make decisions: I just support those who do.’;

Carryverb

To be pregnant (with).

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

Supportverb

(transitive) To be designed (said of machinery, electronics, or computers, or their parts, accessories, peripherals, or programming) to function compatibly with or provide the capacity for.

‘Early personal computers did not support voice-recognition hardware or software.’;

Carryverb

To have propulsive power; to propel.

‘A gun or mortar carries well.’;

Supportverb

(transitive) To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.

‘I support the administrative activities of the executive branch of the organization’;

Carryverb

To hold the head; said of a horse.

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

Supportverb

(archaic) To endure without being overcome; bear; undergo; to tolerate.

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.

‘to support the character of King Lear’;

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.’;

Supportverb

To bear by being under; to keep from falling; to uphold; to sustain, in a literal or physical sense; to prop up; to bear the weight of; as, a pillar supports a structure; an abutment supports an arch; the trunk of a tree supports the branches.

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

To endure without being overcome, exhausted, or changed in character; to sustain; as, to support pain, distress, or misfortunes.

‘This fierce demeanor and his insolenceThe patience of a god could not support.’;

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

To keep from failing or sinking; to solace under affictive circumstances; to assist; to encourage; to defend; as, to support the courage or spirits.

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain; as, to support the character of King Lear.

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.’;

Supportverb

To furnish with the means of sustenance or livelihood; to maintain; to provide for; as, to support a family; to support the ministers of the gospel.

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

To carry on; to enable to continue; to maintain; as, to support a war or a contest; to support an argument or a debate.

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.’;

Supportverb

To verify; to make good; to substantiate; to establish; to sustain; as, the testimony is not sufficient to support the charges; the evidence will not support the statements or allegations.

‘To urge such arguments, as though they were sufficient to support and demonstrate a whole scheme of moral philosophy.’;

Carrynoun

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

Supportverb

To vindicate; to maintain; to defend successfully; as, to be able to support one's own cause.

Carrynoun

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

Supportverb

To uphold by aid or countenance; to aid; to help; to back up; as, to support a friend or a party; to support the present administration.

‘Wherefore, bold pleasant,Darest thou support a published traitor?’;

Carrynoun

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

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

Supportverb

A attend as an honorary assistant; as, a chairman supported by a vice chairman; O'Connell left the prison, supported by his two sons.

Carrynoun

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

Supportnoun

The act, state, or operation of supporting, upholding, or sustaining.

Carrynoun

(finance) Carried interest.

Supportnoun

That which upholds, sustains, or keeps from falling, as a prop, a pillar, or a foundation of any kind.

Carrynoun

The sky; cloud-drift.

Supportnoun

That which maintains or preserves from being overcome, falling, yielding, sinking, giving way, or the like; subsistence; maintenance; assistance; reënforcement; as, he gave his family a good support, the support of national credit; the assaulting column had the support of a battery.

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.’;

Supportnoun

the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities;

‘his support kept the family together’; ‘they gave him emotional support during difficult times’;

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.’;

Supportnoun

aiding the cause or policy or interests of;

‘the president no longer had the support of his own party’; ‘they developed a scheme of mutual support’;

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.’;

Supportnoun

something providing immaterial support or assistance to a person or cause or interest;

‘the policy found little public support’; ‘his faith was all the support he needed’; ‘the team enjoyed the support of their fans’;

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.

Supportnoun

a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission;

‘they called for artillery support’;

Carryverb

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

Supportnoun

documentary validation;

‘his documentation of the results was excellent’; ‘the strongest support for this this view is the work of Jones’;

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.’;

Supportnoun

the financial means whereby one lives;

‘each child was expected to pay for their keep’; ‘he applied to the state for support’; ‘he could no longer earn his own livelihood’;

Carryverb

To get possession of by force; to capture.

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

Supportnoun

supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation;

‘the statue stood on a marble support’;

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.’;

Supportnoun

the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening;

‘he leaned against the wall for support’;

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.’;

Supportnoun

a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts

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.

Supportnoun

any device that bears the weight of another thing;

‘there was no place to attach supports for a shelf’;

Carryverb

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

Supportnoun

financial resources provided to make some project possible;

‘the foundation provided support for the experiment’;

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to;

‘She supported him during the illness’; ‘Her children always backed her up’;

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

support materially or financially;

‘he does not support his natural children’; ‘The scholarship supported me when I was in college’;

Carryverb

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

Supportverb

be behind; approve of;

‘He plumped for the Labor Party’; ‘I backed Kennedy in 1960’;

Carrynoun

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

Supportverb

be the physical support of; carry the weight of;

‘The beam holds up the roof’; ‘He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam’; ‘What's holding that mirror?’;

Carrynoun

the act of carrying something

Supportverb

establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;

‘his story confirmed my doubts’; ‘The evidence supports the defendant’;

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’;

Supportverb

adopt as a belief;

‘I subscribe to your view on abortion’;

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’;

Supportverb

support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm;

‘The stories and claims were born out by the evidence’;

Carryverb

transmit or serve as the medium for transmission;

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

Supportverb

argue or speak in defense of;

‘She supported the motion to strike’;

Carryverb

serve as a means for expressing something;

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

Supportverb

play a subordinate role to (another performer);

‘Olivier supported Gielgud beautifully in the second act’;

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’;

Supportverb

be a regular customer or client of;

‘We patronize this store’; ‘Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could’;

Carryverb

support or hold in a certain manner;

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

Supportverb

put up with something or somebody unpleasant;

‘I cannot bear his constant criticism’; ‘The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks’; ‘he learned to tolerate the heat’; ‘She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage’;

Carryverb

contain or hold; have within;

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

Carryverb

extend to a certain degree;

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

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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