Meaning of CART in English


— cartable , adj. — carter , n.

/kahrt/ , n.

1. a heavy two-wheeled vehicle, commonly without springs, drawn by mules, oxen, or the like, used for the conveyance of heavy goods.

2. a light two-wheeled vehicle with springs, drawn by a horse or pony.

3. any small vehicle pushed or pulled by hand.

4. Obs. a chariot.

5. on the water cart , Brit. See wagon (def. 12).

6. put the cart before the horse , to do or place things in improper order; be illogical.


7. to haul or convey in or as if in a cart or truck: to cart garbage to the dump.


8. to drive a cart.

9. cart off or away , to transport or take away in an unceremonious manner: The police came and carted him off to jail.

[ bef. 900; ME cart ( e ), OE craet (by metathesis); c. ON kartr cart ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .