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Cart appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Travelling beneath the azure sky in our jolly ox-cart, we often hit bumps quite hard. (68 letters)
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Cart appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Tracy, no panic in a pony-cart.
  • Rae, don’t cart a tract… no, dear.
  • Tractor races sap a passe carrot cart.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb cart:


Cart is sometimes a misspelling of caught, lost or sure.

The word cart is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun cart

What does cart mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: carts

  1. a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  2. wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels

Alternative definition of the noun cart


  1. A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
  2. A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go cart.
  3. [video games, informal] A cartridge for a video game system.

Definition of the verb cart

What does cart mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: carted | carting | carts

  1. draw slowly or heavily
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of cart: drag / hale / haul
    • more generic words: draw / pull = cause to move by pulling
    • more specific words:
  2. transport something in a cart
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Destination] [Theme]Amanda flew me the package
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme]Amanda shoved the box | Amanda shuttled her children
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package to New York | Amanda drove the package to New York
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] to [Destination]Amanda shuttled the children to school | Nora sent the book to London
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] to [Destination] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda trucked the package to her mother's house from Philadelphia
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source]Amanda shoved the box from the corner | Amanda shuttled her children from Philadelphia | Nora sent the book from Paris
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to / towards [Destination]Amanda carried the package from home to New York | Amanda drove the package from home to New York
      [Agent - being or vehicle] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to [Destination]Amanda trucked the package from Philadelphia to her mother's house | Nora sent the book from Paris to London

      Verbs of Sending and Carrying (with the same syntax): barge, bus, ferry, fly, shuttle, truck.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: carry / transport = move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

Other definitions of cart

What does cart also mean?


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"Cart" is a film, directed by Boo Ji-young.

  • also known as Ka-teu
  • country: South Korea
  • language: Korean Language
  • genres: East Asian cinema, World cinema
  • released in
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  1. Cart: A cart is a vehicle designed for transport, using two wheels and normally pulled by one or a pair of draught animals. A handcart is pulled or pushed by one or more people. It is different from a dray or wagon, which is a heavy transport vehicle with four wheels and typically two or more horses, or a carriage, which is used exclusively for transporting humans.
  2. CART a.k.a. Champ Car was the name for a class and specification of open wheel cars used in American Championship car racing for many decades, associated primarily with the Indianapolis 500. Such racing was sanctioned by the AAA, USAC, SCCA, the CRL, CART, and IndyCar.
  3. Cart a.k.a. CART prepropeptide is a gene.
    • also known as cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript, cocaine and amphetamine regulated transcript

Phrases with Cart

Phrases starting with the word Cart:

  1. cart off
  2. cart away
  3. cart horse
  4. Cart Stall
  5. cart track

Phrases ending with the word Cart:

  1. go-cart
  2. tea cart
  3. tub-cart
  4. golf cart
  5. lawn cart
  6. pony cart
  7. Billy Cart
  8. horse cart
  9. horse-cart
  10. water cart
  11. donkey cart
  12. garden cart
  13. pastry cart
  14. laundry cart
  15. serving cart

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cart

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Google previewPhilosophy and the Liberal Arts (1989)

by E.G. Ballard

A cart is an instrument for transporting weights here and there; certainly it is not a color!

Google previewDetermination of Flight Hardware Configuration of Energy-Absorbing Attenuator for Proposed Space Station Crew and Equipment Translation Aid Cart

cart is an advanced mobility concept designed to transport a maximum of two astronauts and additional equipment on the space station. As part of the design evaluation, an in-flight experiment ...

Google previewAfter Truth

Explorations in Life Sense by Mervyn Sprung

The Little Clay Cart is a Sanskrit play revolving around a romantic theme of the love of a high-born man for a courtesan.

Google previewFundamental Algebraic Geometry (2005)

Grothendieck's FGA Explained by Barbara Fantechi

cart is a stack. Let A be a quasi-coherent sheaf of algebras on a scheme U. Then we denote by Specy. A the relative spectrum of A; this is an affine scheme over U, and if V C U is an open ...

Google previewA Minecraft Mini-Encyclopedia (2014)

by Cori Dusmann

The amount of material that a chest or hopper is holding will change how far the cart will go using powered tracks; a full cart will need more powered tracks to keep it running. A TNT minecart will activate and explode just as TNT does.

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (2016)

by Lee, In

Utilize a Compatible Shopping Cart Application. This is required to make sure the e-commerce merchant's shopping cart application can communicate with the e- commerce merchant's credit card payment-processing gateway. There are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Obesity (2008)

by Kathleen Keller

Tufts University Cart Peptides Cart peptiDes are named for early observations that they arise from a cocaine- and amphetamineregulated transcript. CART peptides are neuropeptides (proteins that signal in ...

Google previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.) by Edward Henry Knight

Cart. Charging barrow. Chock -block. Coach. Coal barrow. Coal car. Coke barrow. Dirt barrow. Dirt cart. Dog velocipede. Dry-goods truck. Dumping barrow.

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View more videos about Cart Off, Tea Cart, Golf cart, Billy Cart, Cart Stall, Crash cart, village cart, Bankrupt Cart, Shopping cart, Horse and Cart, and Put the Cart Before the Horse.

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Quotes about Cart

I'd like to get four people who do cart wheels very good, and make a cart. (Mitch Hedberg)
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Scrabble value of C3A1R1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of CART

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