verb (used with object)
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Origin of carrot
Words nearby carrot
Example sentences from the Web for carrot
Assad has been offered safe passage to a third country as a carrot for handing over power.U.S.: Assad’s ‘Machinery of Death’ Worst Since the Nazis|Josh Rogin|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had never craved a carrot before, or fantasized about raiding an apple tree in a nearby garden.
Study participants who were themselves overweight viewed stick—but not carrot—policies as threatening.The Unintended Consequences of Company Wellness Penalties|Eliza Shapiro|July 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He answered her in a voice that was flat and plain, like the voice that a carrot might have.
Use that minute to peel the onion and carrot, and wash your celery.
Boil a carrot, cut in the form of matches, in salt water until soft.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
The day would come when one carrot, originally rendered, would lead to a revolution.His Masterpiece|Emile Zola
Most of them did not even own enough ground to grow a carrot in.Ditte: Girl Alive!|Martin Andersen Nexo
Carrot and celery roots dried and browned are good, and browned peas are excellent.The Laurel Health Cookery|Evora Bucknum Perkins
An onion has the same effect, but when onion is used in dressing the carrot is preferable.Civic League Cook Book|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for carrot
- something offered as a lure or incentive
- carrot and stick reward and punishment as methods of persuasion