from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small wheeled vehicle typically pushed by hand: a shopping cart; a pastry cart.
- n. A two-wheeled vehicle drawn by an animal and used in farm work and for transporting goods.
- n. The quantity that a cart can hold.
- n. An open two-wheeled carriage.
- n. A light motorized vehicle: a golf cart.
- transitive v. To convey in a cart or truck: cart away garbage.
- transitive v. To convey laboriously or unceremoniously; lug: carted the whole gang off to jail.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
- n. A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go cart.
- v. To carry goods.
- n. A cartridge for a video game system.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A common name for various kinds of vehicles, as a Scythian dwelling on wheels, or a chariot.
- n. A two-wheeled vehicle for the ordinary purposes of husbandry, or for transporting bulky and heavy articles.
- n. A light business wagon used by bakers, grocerymen, butchers, etc.
- n. An open two-wheeled pleasure carriage.
- transitive v. To carry or convey in a cart.
- transitive v. To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
- intransitive v. To carry burdens in a cart; to follow the business of a carter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A car or chariot.
- n. A two-wheeled vehicle, shorter and higher set than a car, usually for one horse and often without springs, for the conveyance of heavy goods.
- n. A cart-load. A cart of coals was formerly in England 8¾ hundredweight by statute.
- To carry or convey in a cart: as, to cart goods.
- To expose in a cart, by way of punishment.
- To use carts for carriage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
- n. a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
- v. draw slowly or heavily
- v. transport something in a cart
Middle English, wagon, from Old English cræt and from Old Norse kartr.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably from Old English cræt, from Old Norse kartr , from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (“to turn, wind”). (Wiktionary)
Shortened from cartridge. (Wiktionary)