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  1. that which is carried over, postponed, or extended to a later time, account, etc.
  2. Bookkeeping. the total of one page of an account carried forward to the next.
  3. carryforward(def 2).
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Origin of carry-over

First recorded in 1735–45; noun use of verb phrase carry over
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Related Words for carry-over

rest, stump, surplus, garbage, excess, remnant, oddment, wreck, remains, obverse, scrap, hangover, waste, junk, leavings, relic, trace, fragment, butt, detritus

Examples from the Web for carry-over

Historical Examples of carry-over

  • He might have headed a revolutionary government elsewhere in China but not a carry-over administration in Peking.

    Government in Republican China

    Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger

  • This is fixed at noon on carry-over day, in accordance with the market price then current (see Account; Stock Exchange).

  • In short, application involves the question, "What is the carry-over value of the lesson?"

    Principles of Teaching

    Adam S. Bennion