- (transitive) To hold while moving something out.
- We’ll have to carry the piano out of the shop.
- (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.
- 2011, Phil McNulty, Euro 2012: Montenegro 2-2 England 
- Capello warned his players that caution was not an option as they went in search of the result that would take England to Euro 2012. And his message was carried out to the letter in the opening exchanges as England played with a tempo and threat Montenegro struggled to subdue.
- (transitive) To execute or perform; to put into operation.
To hold while moving something out.
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