Textual thesaurus for "carry off"

(verb) wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate

kill in large numbers

the plague wiped out an entire population

(verb) carry away, take away, bear away, bear off

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 got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry

(verb) bring off, negociate, manage, pull off

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