carry out

I
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. complete, accomplish, fulfill; see achieve 1 , complete 1 , succeed 1 .
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To oversee the provision or execution of: administer, administrate, dispense, execute. See OVER. 2. To engage in (a war or campaign, for example): carry on, conduct, wage. See DO. 3. To compel observance of: effect, enforce, execute, implement, invoke. Idioms: put in force, put into action. See OBLIGATION, OVER. 4. To act in conformity with: abide by, adhere, comply, conform, follow, keep, mind, obey, observe. Idiom: toe the line (or mark). See ACCEPT, SAME. 5. To bring about and carry to a successful conclusion: bring off, carry through, effect, effectuate, execute, put through. Informal: swing. See DO.

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