Definition of Carry to term

1. Verb. Carry out a pregnancy. "She decided to carry the child to term, even though the foetus was shown to be defective"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carry To Term

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
carry to term (current term)
carry water for
carry weight

Literary usage of Carry to term

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

1. Eugenics marriage and birth control practical eugenics by William J. (William Josephus) Robinson (1917)
"The poor cannot afford this and often have to carry to term the child of an illicit relationship. ..."

2. Letters on Syphilis: Addressed to the Chief Editor of the Union Médicale by Ph. Ricord, Amédée Latour, W. P. Lattimore (1857)
"... of the best classes of society, infecting the purest and chastest spouse, and rendering her barren, or unfit to carry to term the fruit of conception? ..."

3. All Too Familiar: Sexual Abuse of Women in U.S. State Prisons by Dorothy Q. Thomas (1996)
"In two of the three cases, the women miscarried or did not carry to term and, according to Cassell, "When the time came to do the test, they just didn't do ..."

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