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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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Lewis stated, "Our continued success is a result of the increasing demand for innovative software designed for today's complex corporate and government knowledge management environment, where the demand for and ability to produce rapid, consistent and measurable results carries the day.
Noteworthy performances: Standard-issue acting carries the day, but one must particularly pity Bauer, who's subjected to all sorts of humiliating fantasy sequences, the product of Doug's underserviced id.
The zesty visit to the zoo is enhanced by classical music and the occasional computer-animated sequence, but it's the spirited menagerie that carries the day, from cavorting monkeys to the giant panda nibbling on bamboo.