Definitions for carterˈkɑr tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a heavy two-wheeled vehicle, commonly without springs, drawn by draft animals and used to convey heavy goods.

    Category: Transportation

  2. a light two-wheeled vehicle with springs, drawn by a horse or pony.

    Category: Transportation

  3. any small vehicle pushed or pulled by hand.

    Category: Transportation

  4. (v.t.)to haul, as in a cart or truck.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Transportation

Origin of cart:

bef. 900; ME cart(e), OE cræt (by metathesis), c. ON kartr cart


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Carter, Howard Carter(noun)

    Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)

  2. Carter, Jimmy Carter, James Earl Carter, James Earl Carter Jr., President Carter(noun)

    39th President of the United States (1924-)

  3. carter(noun)

    someone whose work is driving carts


  1. Carter(ProperNoun)

    for someone who was a carter.

  2. Carter(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  3. carter(Noun)

    A person who transported goods on a horse-drawn cart

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carter(noun)

    a charioteer

  2. Carter(noun)

    a man who drives a cart; a teamster

  3. Carter(noun)

    any species of Phalangium; -- also called harvestman

  4. Carter(noun)

    a British fish; the whiff

Anagrams of carter

  1. crater, Crater, tracer

Translations for carter

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to let or hire (a ship, aircraft etc) on contract

The travel company had chartered three aircraft for their holiday flights.; a charter plane; a charter flight.

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