Definition of Carrier:

  1. A person or thing that carries, holds, or conveys something.

  2. Shipping: Company that transports goods and/or people by air, land, or sea, in its own or chartered vessels or equipment, and is named as the carrier in the contract of carriage.

  3. Insurance: Company that underwrites and issues an insurance policy, or is responsible for the administration of a range of insurance policies.

  4. A person or animal that transmits a disease-causing organism to others. Typically, the carrier suffers no symptoms of the disease.

  5. A substance used to support or convey another substance such as a pigment, catalyst, or radioactive material.

  6. A person or company that undertakes the professional conveyance of goods or people.

  7. Communications: Company that offers communication services (usually to a few corporate customers) over land-wire, sea cable, mobile (cellular), point-to-point microwave, and/or satellite systems.

Synonyms of Carrier

Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, Hermes, Iris, Mercury, Paul Revere, Pheidippides, Advocate, Aerial infection, Airborne infection, Aircraft, Aircraft carrier, Alpenstock, Arm, Athletic supporter, Back, Backbone, Backing, Bandeau, Bearer, Bheesty, Biological vector, Bra, Brace, Bracer, Bracket, Brassiere, Busboy, Buttress, Caddie, Cane, Cargo handler, Carriage, Carrier pigeon, Carrier wave, Carter, Cervix, Commissionaire, Common carrier, Communicability, Contagion, Contagiousness, Contamination, Conveyance, Conveyer, Coolie, Corset, Courier, Crook, Crutch, Cryptogenic infection, Cupbearer, Diplomatic courier, Direct infection, Drayman, Droplet infection, Dust infection, Electric wave, Electromagnetic wave, Emissary, Envoy, Epidemiology, Estafette, Express, Expressman, Flattop, Foundation garment, Freighter, Fulcrum, Girdle, Go-between, Ground wave, Gun bearer, Guy, Guywire, Hand infection, Hauler, Hertzian wave, High-frequency wave, Homer, Homing pigeon, Indirect infection, Infection, Infectiousness, Internuncio, Jock, Jockstrap, Letter carrier, Litter-bearer, Long wave, Low-frequency wave, Mail car, Mail coach, Mail packet, Mail train, Mail truck, Mailer, Mailplane, Mainstay, Maintainer, Mast, Mechanical vector, Medium of transportation, Message-bearer, Messenger, Microwave, Neck, Nuncio, Packet boat, Phytogenic infection, Pigeon post, Porter, Post, Post boat, Post car, Post coach, Post-horse, Post-office car, Postboy, Poster, Postrider, Primary infection, Prop, Pyogenic infection, Radio wave, Railway mail car, Redcap, Reinforce, Reinforcement, Reinforcer, Rest, Resting place, Rigging, Runner, Seaplane carrier, Secondary infection, Shield-bearer, Shipper, Shortwave, Shoulder, Shroud, Sky wave, Skycap, Spine, Sprit, Staff, Standing rigging, Stave, Stay, Stevedore, Stick, Stiffener, Strengthener, Stretcher-bearer, Subclinical infection, Support, Supporter, Sustainer, Taint, The Water Bearer, Transmitter, Transporter, Truck driver, Trucker, Upholder, Vector, Vehicle, Virus, Wagoner, Walking stick, Water boy, Water carrier, Waterborne infection, Watercraft, Wavelength, Zoogenic infection, Bearer, Conveyor, Transporter

How to use Carrier in a sentence?

  1. It is important that you always get a reliable carrier for your goods so that no damages happen along the way.
  2. Pan Am was the third US carrier to cease operations in 1991.
  3. Water carriers.
  4. My carrier covers most of the world, and has very few uncovered areas; although I am unsure if I can get service around the Arctic Circle.
  5. Use caution when using a nitrogen fertilizer as the carrier in mixtures.
  6. When you are shipping a valuable product you must choose a carrier with a good reputation for gentle care and speed.
  7. The black rat, best known as carrier of bubonic plague.

Meaning of Carrier & Carrier Definition