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- To transport away.
- I need a truck to carry off all this furniture.
- Bandits carried off most of the money.
- (idiomatic) To act convincingly; to succeed at giving the impression of (e.g.) knowledge, confidence, or familiarity.
- The actress carried off a difficult performance.
- To cause death.
- Malaria carried off many people.