1. someone whose employment involves carrying something

- the bonds were transmitted by carrier

Similar word(s): bearer, toter

Definition categories: person, traveler, traveller

2. a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

- refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

Definition categories: man–made

3. a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

Similar word(s): flattop

Definition categories: man–made, warship

4. an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

Definition categories: substance, chemical

5. a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

Definition categories: group, business, concern

6. a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

Definition categories: phenomenon

7. a man who delivers the mail

Similar word(s): mailman, postman

Definition categories: person, deliverer, deliveryman

8. a boy who delivers newspapers

Similar word(s): newsboy

Definition categories: person, deliverer, deliveryman

9. (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

Definition categories: person, transmitter, vector, immune

10. a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like

Definition categories: man–made, rack

11. (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring

Definition categories: animal, being, organism

Sentences with carrier as a noun:

- aircraft carrier

- armored personnel carrier