carry off - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theycarry off
he/she/itcarries off
present participlecarrying off
past tensecarried off
past participlecarried off
  1. 2
    to win a prize

    At last week’s Oscars, a small number of films carried off nearly all the prizes.

See also main entry: carry