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Definition of cart verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cart
    he / she / it carts
    past simple carted
    -ing form carting
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  1. 1cart something (+ adv./prep.) to carry something in a cart or other vehicle The trash is then carted away for recycling.
  2. 2cart something + adv./prep. (informal) to carry something that is large, heavy, or awkward in your hands We had to cart our luggage up six flights of stairs.
  3. 3cart somebody + adv./prep. (informal) to take someone somewhere, especially with difficulty The demonstrators were carted off to the local police station.
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