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  Definition of carry off
  1. kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
  2. 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 g
  3. 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"
Similar Words: eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, take away, bear off, bear away, carry away, pull off, negociate, bring off, manage

 

Hyponyms: spirit away, spirit off, whisk off, whisk away

 

Grouped Verbs: decimate

 

Entailments: leave, go forth, go away

 

Derivational Morphology: decimation, destruction, demolition, wipeout, extinction, extermination, annihilation, disintegration, obliteration, annihilator

 

 
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