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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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He said Farzana Rajas statement political terrorists endangered democracy carries weight.
He said Farzana Raja's statement 'political terrorists endangered democracy' carries weight.
There are the typical gun-phobic cries about increased risk of violence, but the only criticism that actually carries weight is the one made on constitutionalist grounds.
But this country, which has spent a decade in Afghanistan and sacrificed more than 150 soldiers there, still carries weight along with the United States, United Kingdom and other NATO allies.
The promise carries weight beyond the city's boundaries too.
Post-pregnancy Gemma confesses that her body shape has changed and that she now carries weight on her stomach and thighs, but thanks to her hard efforts pounding the treadmill her stamina has increased massively.