Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: carve out
  1. Establish or create through painstaking effort
    "She carved out a reputation among her male colleagues"
     
  2. Remove from a larger whole
    "the new start-up company carved out a large chunk of the market within a year"

Derived forms: carved out, carves out, carving out

Type of: create, remove, take, take away, withdraw