passenger car, coach, carriage(noun)
a railcar where passengers ride
carriage, equipage, rig(noun)
a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
carriage, bearing, posture(noun)
characteristic way of bearing one's body
"stood with good posture"
a machine part that carries something else
baby buggy, baby carriage, carriage, perambulator, pram, stroller, go-cart, pushchair, pusher(noun)
a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
The carriage ride was very romantic.
A rail car, esp. designed for the conveyance of passengers.
A manner of walking and moving in general; how one carries oneself, bearing.
One's behaviour, or way of conducting oneself towards others.
The part of a typewriter supporting the paper.
A shopping cart.
A baby stroller; a baby carriage.
Origin: From cariage, from carier.
that which is carried; burden; baggage
the act of carrying, transporting, or conveying
the price or expense of carrying
that which carries of conveys,
a wheeled vehicle for persons, esp. one designed for elegance and comfort
a wheeled vehicle carrying a fixed burden, as a gun carriage
a part of a machine which moves and carries of supports some other moving object or part
a frame or cage in which something is carried or supported; as, a bell carriage
the manner of carrying one's self; behavior; bearing; deportment; personal manners
the act or manner of conducting measures or projects; management
Origin: [OF. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, F. charriage, cartage, wagoning, fr. OF. carier, charier, F. charrier, to cart. See Carry.]
A carriage is a wheeled vehicle for people, usually horse-drawn; litters and sedan chairs are excluded, since they are wheelless vehicles. The carriage is especially designed for private passenger use and for comfort or elegance, though some are also used to transport goods. It may be light, smart and fast or heavy, large and comfortable. Carriages normally have suspension using leaf springs, elliptical springs or leather strapping. A public passenger vehicle would not usually be called a carriage – terms for such include stagecoach, charabanc and omnibus. Working vehicles such as the wagon and cart share important parts of the history of the carriage, as is the fast chariot.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kar′ij, n. act or cost of carrying: a vehicle for carrying: behaviour: bearing: (Shak.) burden: (B.) baggage.—adj. Carr′iageable, that may be conveyed in carriages.—ns. Carr′iage-com′pany, or -peo′ple, people who keep their carriages; Carr′iage-drive, a road for carriages through parks, &c.; Carr′iage-horse, a horse that draws a carriage.—Carriage and pair, a turn-out of a carriage and two horses; Carriage free, tree of charge for carrying. [See Carry.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'carriage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4591
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'carriage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4569
Rank popularity for the word 'carriage' in Nouns Frequency: #1616
The numerical value of carriage in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of carriage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Gossip needs no carriage.
Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.
Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality.
Whether he was helping a mom with a carriage or bringing someone to their seats, he did it with so much love and so much vigor and so much joy.
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.
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Translations for carriage
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- ваго́н, каре́та, кола, оса́нка, сто́йкаBulgarian
- গাড়ী, রেল গাড়ীBengali
- carruatge, cotxe, vagóCatalan, Valencian
- kočár, vagón, postoj, vozíkCzech
- togvogn, slæde, holdning, hestevogn, vognDanish
- Wagen, Kutsche, Gang, Wagon, HaltungGerman
- άμαξα, βαγόνιGreek
- carruaje, coche, vagónSpanish
- kärryt, ryhti, vaunut, tela, vaunu, rattaat, junavaunuFinnish
- carrosse, wagon, voitureFrench
- giùlan, carbadScottish Gaelic
- गाड़ी, रेलगाड़ीHindi
- կառք, վագոնArmenian
- carrello, carrozza, postura, vagone, portamentoItalian
- キャリッジ, 客車, 馬車Japanese
- វ៉ាហ្គុង, រថដង្ហែ, រទេះKhmer
- 客車, 객차, 마차Korean
- odaabaanOjibwe, Ojibwa
- wagon, powózPolish
- vagão, carruagemPortuguese
- похо́дка, теле́га, оса́нка, пово́зка, сто́йка, каре́та, ваго́н, каре́тка, экипа́жRussian
- вагон, vagonSerbo-Croatian
- vedenje, vagon, voz, kočijaSlovene
- ตู้รถไฟ, รถม้าThai
- kalesa, pagdalaTagalog
- ریل گاڑی, گاڑیUrdu
- toa, xe tải, xe ngựa, toa xe, toa tàuVietnamese
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