Definition of carry over in English:

carry over

phrasal verb

  • Extend beyond the original area of application.

    ‘his artistic practice is clearly carrying over into his social thought’
    • ‘The better I play, the more it will carry over to the World Cup.’
    • ‘This trend will be big over the Christmas holidays and carry over into spring 2002.’
    • ‘That practice carries over into some modern secret society initiations, where participants are hooded or masked to conceal their identities.’
    • ‘That ability to conquer challenges carries over into other areas of life as well.’
    • ‘He hopes his team's newfound attitude will carry over to the season's remaining games.’