carry out

carry out

  1. (transitive) To hold while moving it out.
    We’ll have to carry the piano out of the shop.
    • 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
      And so the little Rabbit was put into a sack with the old picture-books and a lot of rubbish, and carried out to the end of the garden behind the fowl-house.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To fulfill.
    She finally carried out her lifelong ambition when she appeared in a Hollywood blockbuster.
    • 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
      The Boy was going to the seaside to-morrow. Everything was arranged, and now it only remained to carry out the doctor's orders.
  3. (transitive) To execute or perform; to put into operation.
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