Carry and Give


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Carry verb – To bring before the public in performance or exhibition.
Usage example: all of the television networks will carry the president's speech

Give is a synonym for carry in publish topic. In some cases you can use "Give" instead a verb "Carry", when it comes to topics like move, express, send, transport physical object.
Nearby Words: carriage, carried, carrier, carrying, carri
Synonyms for Carry


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Give verb – To bring before the public in performance or exhibition.
Usage example: the author will give a reading from her latest work at 7:00 p.m.

Carry is a synonym for give in move topic. Sometimes you can use "Carry" instead a verb "Give", if it concerns topics such as express, send, communicate.
Nearby Words: giving, given, giver
Synonyms for Give

Common collocations

name carry name give name
amount carry amount give amount
number carry number give number
item carry item give item
Other nouns: time, way, money, message, items, sword, gun.

Both words in one sentence

  • An ordinary woman had to carry and give birth to this, completely ignorant as to what was growing inside of her.
  • The problem is, your inventory is very limited, and you are not likely to carry around a spare firearm to give away.
  • Money Spider You wouldn't think he'd be the kind of guy to carry around pocket change, let alone give it to an enemy.
    Source: Money Spider
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