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Verb: carry off  ker-ee óf [N. Amer], ka-ree óf [Brit]
  1. Be successful; achieve a goal
    "The pianist carried off the difficult runs";
    - pull off, negotiate, bring off, manage
  2. Remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
    "I got carried off when I saw the dead man and I started to cry";
    - take away, bear off, bear away, carry away
  3. Kill in large numbers
    - eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate

Derived forms: carries off, carried off, carrying off

Type of: bring home the bacon [informal], come through, come up trumps [Brit, informal], deliver the goods, kill, remove, succeed, take, take away, turn up trumps [Brit, informal], win, withdraw