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Synonyms for carrierˈkær i ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carrier, bearer, toter(noun)

    someone whose employment involves carrying something

    Synonyms:
    flattop, holder, carrier, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman, pallbearer

  2. carrier(noun)

    a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

    Synonyms:
    flattop, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  3. aircraft carrier, carrier, flattop, attack aircraft carrier(noun)

    a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

    Synonyms:
    flattop, carrier, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, crew cut, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  4. carrier(noun)

    an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

    Synonyms:
    flattop, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  5. carrier, common carrier(noun)

    a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

    Synonyms:
    flattop, carrier, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  6. carrier wave, carrier(noun)

    a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

    Synonyms:
    flattop, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, aircraft carrier, mailman, postman

  7. mailman, postman, mail carrier, letter carrier, carrier(noun)

    a man who delivers the mail

    Synonyms:
    flattop, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, aircraft carrier, mailman, postman

  8. carrier, newsboy(noun)

    a boy who delivers newspapers

    Synonyms:
    flattop, carrier, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  9. carrier, immune carrier(noun)

    (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

    Synonyms:
    flattop, carrier, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  10. carrier(noun)

    a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like

    Synonyms:
    flattop, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

  11. carrier(noun)

    (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring

    Synonyms:
    flattop, toter, attack aircraft carrier, immune carrier, aircraft carrier, carrier wave, bearer, mail carrier, common carrier, newsboy, letter carrier, mailman, postman

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. carrier

    Synonyms:
    Chemistry Electron carrier


Translations for carrier

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  • превозвач, преносител, носачBulgarian
  • portador, portadoraCatalan, Valencian
  • nosič, dopravce, nosný signál, bacilonosičCzech
  • Überträger, Karrier, Trägersignal, Träger, Brieftaube, Carrier, Carriertaube, Karriertaube, FrachtunternehmenGerman
  • μεταφορέας, κομιστής, φορέαςGreek
  • compañía de transportes, portadora, portador, empresa de transportes, transportistaSpanish
  • kuljetusväline, kantaja, kuljetustoimisto, kantoaalto, taudinkantaja, tukialus, kuljetusyritysFinnish
  • pigeon voyageur, transporteurFrench
  • neach-giùlainScottish Gaelic
  • נשאית, נשאHebrew
  • მატარებელიGeorgian
  • باربه‌رKurdish
  • амал, пренесувач, носач, преносител, превозник, шпедитерMacedonian
  • drager, postduif, carrierDutch
  • nośnik, nosicielka, nosicielPolish
  • semnal purtătorRomanian
  • переносчик, носительница, перевозчик, носильщик, носитель, почтовый голубьRussian
  • mchukuziSwahili

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