Definition of Carter

1. Noun. Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939).

Exact synonyms: Howard Carter
Generic synonyms: Egyptologist



2. Noun. 39th President of the United States (1924-).

3. Noun. Someone whose work is driving carts.
Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Cart

Definition of Carter

1. n. A charioteer.

Definition of Carter

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for someone who was a carter. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

3. Noun. (dated) A person who transported goods on a horse-drawn cart ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carter

1. one that carts [n -S] - See also: carts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carter

carte du jour
carted
cartel
cartelise
cartelised
cartelises
cartelising
cartelization
cartelizations
cartelize
cartelized
cartelizes
cartelizing
cartels
carteolol
carter
carters
cartes
cartes blanches
cartesian
cartesian coordinate
cartesian coordinate system
cartesian nomogram
cartesian plane
cartesian product
cartful
cartfuls
carthamin
carthamus
carthorse

Literary usage of Carter

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"Whittle told Hartwell that it was an impossibility to let the money go back tc Carter, and that any deficiency must be paid in before 10 o'clock the next ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"A part of the consideration for this conveyance was the agreement of the grantees to pay to Tilton T. Carter, the youngest son of the grantor, ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"Robert Masters, to whom Carter used to send the whole budget of his correspondence. Carter, ' having a email family and a bad wife,' was forced to desert ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by John Tracy Atkyns, Philip Yorke Hardwicke, William Newnam, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1781)
"Carter gave fome particular members leave to fet off their ... they had in the money due upon the bond from Carter. LORD CHANCELLOR, ' pec"'? ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"After Carter had been convicted, there occurred in the city of New York certain ... Carter was included in the same indictments, but was not a party to the ..."

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