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Definitions and Synonyms of carry over | Another word for carry over | What is carry over?

Definition 1: transfer or persist from one stage or sphere of activity to another - [verb of change]

(carry over is a kind of ...) continue to exist

"These stories die hard" "The legend of Elvis endures"

Definition 2: transfer from one time period to the next - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for carry over in the sense of this definition

(carry over is a kind of ...) move around

"transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

(carry over belongs to category ...) the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business

Definition 3: transport from one place or state to another - [verb of motion]

Samples where carry over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Adam would have been carried over into the life eternal

(carry over is a kind of ...) move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

Definition 4: hold over goods to be sold for the next season - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for carry over in the sense of this definition

(carry over is a kind of ...) retain possession of

"Can I keep my old stuffed animals?" "She kept her maiden name after she married"

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