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carry

(Succeed), verb accomplish, achieve, attain, be victorious, bring to pass, cause to happen, complete, effect, effectuate, gain, prevail, score, succeed, win
Associated concepts: carry a vote

carry

(Transport), verb bear, bring, cart, convey, haul, move, take, tote, transport
Associated concepts: carry a concealed weapon, carry a weapon, carry back, carry on a business, carry on trade, carrying charges, carrying on a trade or business, carrying on any trade or business, carrying on business, larceny, take and carry away
See also: approve, bear, convey, deliver, demean, handle, move, pass, support, trade, transfer, transmit, transport, uphold, wield
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Because he was based in Hollywood, his reviews carried weight in the showbiz community.
The citizens of the Progressive Era-unlike today's electorate--were 'lively and politically mobilized:' Their interests were also guarded, writes Judis, by a selfless class of elites whose counsel carried weight in the halls of power.
They knew the name carried weight and decided to appropriate it for themselves.