Carry and Have


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Carry verb – To have as part of a whole.
Usage example: the idea of equality carries with it a number of other concepts

Have is a synonym for carry in state topic. In some cases you can use "Have" instead a verb "Carry", when it comes to topics like hold, display, show, sell.
Nearby Words: carriage, carried, carrier, carrying, carri
Synonyms for Carry


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Have verb – To keep, control, or experience as one's own.
Usage example: my uncle has a sizable collection of black powder rifles

Carry is a synonym for have in state topic. You can use "Carry" instead a verb "Have", if it concerns topics such as hold, show, lose, owned.
Synonyms for Have

Common collocations

people carry people have people
children carry children have children
name carry name have name
amount carry amount have amount
Other nouns: number, time, way, money, weapon, child, armor, weapons.
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