meaning of carry off

carry off meaning in General Dictionary

become successful; attain a target

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  • eliminate from a specific destination, environment, or psychological or emotional state; transport into a unique location or condition
  • kill in good sized quantities

Sentence Examples with the word carry off

A plot to carry off the young Mortimers was defeated; but Mowbray, the earl marshal, who had been privy to it, raised a rebellion in the north supported by Archbishop Scrope of York.

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