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CARRY OFF





Definition:

  1. [verb] be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"
    Synonyms: pull off, negociate, bring off, manage

  2. [verb] remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
    Synonyms: take away, bear off, bear away, carry away

  3. [verb] kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
    Synonyms: eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate

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