carry off

Primary Meanings of carry off

1.
v
remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
2.
v
be successful; achieve a goal
3.
v
kill in large numbers
Full Definitions of carry off
1

v remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

Synonyms:
bear away, bear off, carry away, take away
Antonyms:
bring, convey, fetch, get
go or come after and bring or take back
bring, convey, take
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
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Types:
spirit away
carry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously
spirit away, spirit off
carry off mysteriously; as if by magic
whisk away, whisk off
take away quickly and suddenly
Type of:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
2

v be successful; achieve a goal

Synonyms:
bring off, manage, negociate, pull off
Antonyms:
fail
be unable
Type of:
bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win
attain success or reach a desired goal
3

v kill in large numbers

Synonyms:
annihilate, decimate, eliminate, eradicate, extinguish, wipe out
decimate
kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
Type of:
kill
cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

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