Definition of Carry through

1. Verb. Put in effect. "He actioned the operation"

2. Verb. Bring into safety. "They carry through him from writing the letter"; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"
Exact synonyms: Bring Through, Pull Through, Save
Specialized synonyms: Deliver, Rescue
Derivative terms: Savior

Definition of Carry through

1. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carry Through

carry coals to Newcastle
carry forward
carry off
carry one's heart on one's sleeve
carry one's heart upon one's sleeve
carry one's own weight
carry one's weight
carry oneself
carry out
carry over
carry someone's water
carry the bat
carry the can
carry the message to Garcia
carry through (current term)
carry to term
carry water for
carry weight

Literary usage of Carry through

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"In 1858 he returned to Birmingham, where he proposed, but failed to carry through, the establishment of a branch house of the Oratory at Oxford. ..."

2. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"The strong outside pressure that is now aroused to act on this Government will, I hope, help us to carry through all we want in time and with patience. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers and Pledge by James Schouler (1897)
"Special Contract to carry through, how shown. — By special contract, unquestionably, a carrier may, in America, as well as in England, assume to transport ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers, and Pledge by James Schouler (1887)
"... so, on the other, is the disposition strong to hold a connecting carrier answerable for his own negligence.l § GOO. Special Contract to carry through, ..."

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